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Mail fraud - coming to a mailbox near you

Original post made on Jan 4, 2011

If you're like most people who get letters out of the blue promising wealth in exchange for just a little help, you wonder, "Who falls for this stuff?"

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, January 5, 2011, 12:00 AM

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Posted by how to report this crime?, a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Jan 4, 2011 at 4:18 pm

How do we report receiving this type of criminal letter? Take it to the local police? Or to the local post office? Do they really investigate or will they just throw it away?


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