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Mail theft trend in Jeffco Mountains - November 2012
The Sheriff's Office has investigated a few reports of mail theft in our mountain communities. Please be watchful for evidence of similar crimes and report any suspicious activity to the Sheriff's Office immediately. Due to this recent criminal activity, extra patrols will be dedicated to your neighborhood.
Take precautions to prevent further crimes. We recommend:
Take your outgoing mail directly to the post office.
Check your credit card and bank account statements regularly.
Request and review your credit report each year.
Close all extraneous or unused credit card accounts and bank accounts. Keep only those accounts which you regularly use.
Contact your creditor or service provider if expected bills do not arrive on time in the mail.
Protect your mail from theft. Opt for replacing your old mailbox with a locking mailbox.
Mail theft is often followed by identity theft. If you are (or believe that you are) a victim of mail theft, you should do the following:
For more information on crime prevention, call the mountain crime prevention deputy Randy Barnes at 720-497-7202.
Report the incident to the Sheriff's Office. If an emergency, 911. Or, non-emergency call 303-277-0211
Report the incident to the Postal Inspector.
Report the theft to your banks and credit card companies.
Check your credit. You are allowed a free credit report each year from each of the major credit reporting companies.
Please share this information with your neighbors and HOA's.
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