Sat. December 17th 2011 @10:25PM (laws on mail theft )


Title 18, United States Code, 1701 covers obstruction of mail.


http://trac.syr.edu/laws/18/18USC01701.h…


 


“Whoever knowingly and willfully obstructs or retards the passage of the mail, or any carrier or conveyance carrying the mail, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than six months, or both.”


 


 


Title 18, United States Code, 1708 covers theft of mail.


http://trac.syr.edu/laws/18/18USC01708.h…


 


“Whoever steals, takes, or abstracts, or by fraud or deception obtains, or attempts so to obtain, from or out of any mail, post office, or station thereof…”


“Shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than five years, or both.”


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