Post office Thief

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  1. urbanrifleman

    urbanrifleman Gold $$ Contributor

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    I went to return a scope to Optics planet. I was dropping it at the local PO and the box would not fit. There was a line for the window and it was not open yet. A guy offered to drop it for me when it opened. So I handed him the box and said "thanks". I honestly didn't think a thing about it.

    Apparently, he stole it.

    The package was never logged so I might be screwed.

    People man. Get a receipt at the PO, every single time.
     
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  2. pirate ammo

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    Man you screwed,,next time give it to me, at least I'll say thanks.
     
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  3. bench

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    Damn, some people
     
  4. X-47B

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    I’d actually see if they have video footage to provide to the cops. That is a federal physicality so I am assuming they do. Stealing mail is actually a federal crime and you should follow up. That is an expensive item as well
     
  5. Kevin Taylor

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    Like X said, postal inspectors love this stuff. Video is hard to beat.
     
  6. nmkid

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    They should have a video.
     
  7. dickn52

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    Don't get in a panic yet. Happened to me when the lobby was open but not the counter. Custodian took my box. Never got scanned but it got there. All this guy did was drop it in the outgoing bag and no one at the counter scanned it. Give it a day or so then call planet optics and see it it arrived.
     
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  8. Rdlningcltchdmpr

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    The post office has security cameras, they probably have his face on camera. File a police report. Also he might sell it at a pawn shop and he could be identified there also.
     
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  9. urbanrifleman

    urbanrifleman Gold $$ Contributor

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    It was two weeks ago.
     
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  10. daleboy

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    Wow,that is sad a person would do that. Sorry to hear the bad news,that is a real bummer .
     
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  11. urbanrifleman

    urbanrifleman Gold $$ Contributor

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    It is really horrible when a bad person can make a good person feel stupid for being a good person.
     
  12. X-47B

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    Don’t feel stupid for trying to have faith in humanity
     
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  14. LarryDScott

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    If you can find a postal inspector who will take any interest in trying to help you, your luck is far greater than mine. LDS
     
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    People are no damn good... that way when this happens you aren't surprised, and when it doesn't, it restores faith in people, and you feel good.

    All that said, you must have forgotten about the people that follow UPS and FEDEX trucks to steal packages off porches.
     
  16. Bojo

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    People in general just suck anymore. ..

    Way too much of the me me me, I I I bullshit. Hopefully karma bites that theif in the ass hard sooner than later.
     
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  17. daleboy

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    Same experience here,Postal Inspector help is a myth . Been there,done that...not just once.
     
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    Ggmac Gold $$ Contributor

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    Never give up having faith or hope .
     
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  19. 284winner

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    Not sure it's a federal crime. It never made it to the mail box or even into the post office. It was handed to someone. It's definitely theft but not sure it would pass as a federal crime. Taking mail from a mail box is a federal crime. Someone giving another person a package may fall a bit short. If there is video and it is released to LE for viewing, you still have a chance of getting back your scope. Sorry to hear of your misfortune. This kind of stuff is everywhere. Really sad but trust is almost a thing of the past.
     
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    Moving forward, most places don’t have valet parking anymore so when someone offers to park your car for ya - just say no thanks :D
     
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