Video: Tulsa Family Says Mail Theft Led To Identify Theft

TULSA, Oklahoma – A Tulsa family says someone put their mail delivery on hold, and when the mail finally arrived, they realize someone stole their identity.

The Irvin family said it took them three days to realize someone was hijacking their mail, and identities, to apply for credit cards.

Rebecca and Richard Irvin knew something was wrong when the mail didn’t come. Rebecca tracked down her mailman to find out someone with a bogus phone number put a hold on it.

“It’s scary to think that somebody has your social security, your birthday and your whole address, and can go just hold your mail,” she said.

It’s easily done through the postal service’s online form. Read more

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