Video: Mail theft – leading to identity theft – on the rise

In the digital era with so much focus on electronic security breaches, some identity thieves are taking it to the streets (or words to this effect).

According to a US Postal Service official, mail theft is on the rise, with the objective of getting access to financial information to exploit for personal gain. The most extreme example locally was an armed robbery of a postal carrier in Rancho Cordova.

Source: Mail theft – leading to identity theft – on the rise | ABC10.com