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Mail Drop Fraud

 

Address verification

Mail Drops may be used by suspect individuals to hide their identity when attempting to commit a fraudulent act. This database driven tool allows merchants, banks, Mail Drop Fraud Imageinsurance companies other entities to determine if an address is an actual physical location or merely a drop box / re-mailing service.

Search over 60,000 records of U.S. Mail Drops and Re-mailing Services to determine if your customer is using a Mail Drop as their address.


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Please Note: There are legitimate uses of mailbox rental services, and this database should not be used solely as a determining factor of fraudulent activity.

 

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Mail Drop Fraud

Mail Drop Fraud is a site dedicated to helping you find and detect possible sources of fraud or other suspicious activity. Using a specialized database search tool, you can enter a simple zip code to see if the address is a mail box rental service. This database searches through thousands of records to see if the address you are interested in is actually a rented mailbox. By using this tool, hundreds, possibly thousands of dollars may be saved.

Mail Drops may be used by suspect individuals to hide their identity when attempting to commit a fraudulent act. This database driven tool allows merchants, banks, insurance companies other entities to determine if an address is an actual physical location or merely a drop box / re-mailing service. Search over 80,000 records of U.S. Mail Drops and re-mailing services to determine if your customer is using a Mail Drop as their address.

Aside from the search tool, we have plenty of information about Mail Drop Fraud and other types of fraud, as well as advice on how to prevent identity theft.

 

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"This information is so important in the health fraud arena, as we know the bad guys like to set up "shop" where none exist! I think it's a great tool... I can also see it working in ID theft cases as well." -- Linda Vincent, RN, PI, Identity & Medical Identify Theft Investigator / Educator, The ID Advocate.

 

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This database searches through thousands of entries to see if the address is a mail box rental service. Professional scammers rent mailboxes which "appear" to look like a physical address. The scammer hopes that you will ship or send money to this address which will then be forwarded to a real address. Many times that forwarding address is overseas.

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WHAT is Mail Drop Fraud?

Similar to identity theft, Mail Drop Fraud is a method used by thieves to enhance their productivity several fold. Masking the address of a mailbox to appear as a legitimate business address such as a doctor's office The thieves send in false insurance claims to various insurance companies. The insurance companies send checks to the mailbox, where it is then forwarded or the thieves pick it up.

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