Maine Man Accused of Stealing Checks for Mailboxes

A Maine man is charged with stealing checks and cashing for thousands of dollars. Ryan Pomerleau of Augusta stole business checks from mailboxes and altered them with a typewriter. Pomerleau invited his friend to go “mail diving” to steal checks from mailboxes. According to U.S. Postal Inspector the investigation began when Pomerleau was tied to burglary charges and discarded mail in a dumpster at an Augusta motel. Mail Fraud continues to be a growing threat. Locking mailboxes are recommended and remember to contact the post office if you think your mail may be missing or tampered with.

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