Video: Your outgoing mail may not be making it to the post office

KTHV Little Rock – The last thing you probably think about when you leave your outgoing mail in your mailbox is that a thief might grab it. But, mail containing checks is a valuable find for someone looking to make a quick and illegal buck.

Postal inspectors placed a camera in a tree after receiving dozens of complaints over missing checks in a specific area.

"We were able to observe the same individual coming at the same time frame every other day or every two days and taking the mail," said US Postal Inspector Reldys Torres.

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  • JG4th

    we had that issue here (Vegas) years ago and advised folks to use collection boxes