Why did I get a letter from the US Postal Inspection Service?
First, you might be receiving this letter because the Postal Inspection Service is holding something you ordered or mailed due to suspicious content (usually drugs). Or, it could be that your name has been connected to an identity theft scam, and USPIS is letting you know to be on guard about any fraudulent charges.
How can I verify an address with USPS?
Use www.usps.com to check the ZIP Codes in your list. Process your address list through CASS-certified software. Address List Correction Service. You can submit a printout of your list to the Postal Service and we will mark any changes.
Is MoversGuide USPS com legitimate?
Only change your address at the official, bona-fide, real-deal U.S. Postal Service change-of-address website, MoversGuide.USPS.com. 2. Don’t submit your credit card information online unless the company has a good reputation and you’re absolutely sure what you’re being charged for.
Who investigates the post office?
Introduction. To protect the mail and to maintain the integrity of postal processes and personnel, the Postal Service relies on the investigative efforts of OIG special agents. These special agents – federal law enforcement officers investigate internal crimes and fraud against the Postal Service.
Do US postal inspectors carry guns?
Postal Inspectors enforce over 200 federal laws covering crimes that attack or misuse the postal system. Like other federal agents, Postal Inspectors carry badges and firearms, make arrests, execute federal search warrants, and serve subpoenas.
Why does the Post Office charge for change of address?
The Postal Service charges $1.05 to verify identification of customers who change an address online. Some sites falsely claim to be affiliated with the Postal Service. Customers are reminded to verify they are on the Postal Service’s official website – www.usps.com.
How do you make sure my mail is being forwarded?
How to Change Your Address with the Postal Service
- Go to USPS.com/move to change your address online. This is the fastest and easiest way, and you immediately get an email confirming the change.
- Go to your local post office and request the Mover’s Guide packet. Inside the packet is PS Form 3575.
How long does a USPS package stay in transit?
They have to trust transit partners. Usually that message will appear for the first 3–4 days that it is in transit. Depending on the mailing service you purchased or the mailer used to ship it to you, the time in transit can vary from a day or two to several weeks.