US Postal Inspection Service

Identity Theft via the U.S. Mail

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*Was mail involved in your Identity Theft? 
Your Information
*First Name   Middle    *Last 
PO Box (if applicable)
*City   *State 
*Phone 1
Phone 2

Address used for Fraud
First Name   Middle    Last 
PO Box (if applicable)
City   State 
Home Phone
Work Phone
*How was your identity compromised?
How did you find out about it?

Type of Content Compromised: 

Police Notified?   

*Briefly describe what happened

Who do you suspect (explain why)

Explain what evidence you have

Privacy Act Statement:

Your information will be used to support investigations of criminal, civil, or administrative matters. Collection is authorized by 39 U.S.C. 401 and 404; and 18 U.S.C. 3061. Providing the information is voluntary, but if not provided, we may be unable to investigate your complaint. We may disclose your information as follows: in relevant legal proceedings; to law enforcement when the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) or requesting agency becomes aware of a violation of law; to a congressional office at your request; to entities or individuals under contract with USPS (service providers); to entities authorized to perform audits; to labor organizations as required by law; to federal, state, local or foreign government agencies regarding personnel matters; to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; to the Merit Systems Protection Board or Office of Special Counsel; to the public, news media, trade associations, or organized groups for USPS public interest purposes; to a federal, state, local or foreign prison, probation, parole, or pardon authority or to any other agency involved with the maintenance, transportation, or release of a person held in custody; and to a foreign country to the extent necessary to assist such country in apprehending or returning a fugitive to its jurisdiction. For information regarding our privacy policies visit