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Ho-Ho-Kus Post Office Mail Box Hit by Early Morning Theft

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ho-Ho-Kus Nj, Please be advised that the Ho-Ho-Kus Post Office outside mail box experienced a theft during the early morning hours of 04/27/2019. All but four (4) pieces of mail were stolen. If you or anyone you know placed or dropped mail off in this box after 5 pm on 04/26/2019, it has most likely been stolen and/or thrown out. Please cancel any checks or money orders that may have been sent out. Also, please monitor any and all bank or personal accounts for potential identity thefts. Please contact the Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department if you or anyone you know becomes a victim of identity theft over the next few weeks.

Detective Sergeant Greg McBain # 41
Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department
55 Sycamore Ave, Ho-Ho-Kus NJ 07423
201-652-1700 ext. 103 (Office)
McbainG@ho-ho-kusboro.com

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RIDGEWOOD MAILBOX TAMPERING AND PAYMENT OF BILLS

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, As you may know, several of the mailboxes in the Central Business District, in and around the area of the Post Office, were forcibly broken into, with the thieves taking all of the mail in the boxes.  It is best if you double check with your billing companies to be sure that they have received your payments, as some of the bills and payment checks that you put into these mailboxes may have been stolen.

The Post Office has indicated that the mailboxes which were forcibly broken into will be replaced with higher security mailboxes, sometime in the future.

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The “Check In the Mail ” has gone Missing in Ridgewood

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the staff of the Ridgewood

Ridgewood NJ , we have received multiply reports that mail dropped at the Ridgewood Post Office was somehow stolen and checks were fraudulently altered and deposited.  This follows a similar reports in the Twp of Washington and in Oakland Nj, earlier this year .

18 U.S. Code § 1708 – Theft or receipt of stolen mail matter gen­erally

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