NY: Perinton Mail Theft Leads to Identity Theft

Jane Flasch reports:

Thieves used information stolen from a Post Office to create and cash forged checks to the tune of $75,000.

Investigators say thieves stole letters mailed in late November in the outdoor blue box at the Perinton Square Post Office.

Officials now believe thieves struck just once, obtaining enough mail to target 20 victims.

Now, questions are being raised about the quality of the forged checks and why they did not raise red flags when they were cashed.

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