Search SEARCH

Theft of packages and post office refuses to help?

I had a package the post office claimed was delivered but I was home and no delivery attempt was made. I asked the neighbors and they did not receive anything. The seller refused to send another for free because delivery confirmation shows it was delivered. So because I need it and few other sellers have it, I re ordered the item this time with signature confirmation. Now this is really f****d up. Someone signed the package in my name and misspelled my name. They were given the package (or it was the postal worker who stole it) and misspelled my name first and last name in the print your name section!! I called the 1800 USPS number and was told that because the packages are marked as delivered there is NOTHING they can or will do. I asked about my name being misspelled by the person who signed my package and about the fact that *I* was in another state at the time and have the toll records to prove it. Again they did not care. I was given a case number for the first stolen package and was told I would be called within 1 business day. But I was not. I called them multiple times and left a number of messages. When I called about the second package with the false signature, and the proof I have that I was in another state and that no one in my household has hand writing that looks anything like that. Again I was told that really there is nothing they can or will do other than give me a meaningless case number and a number where my calls are not returned. It seems so wrong that such blatant theft or incompetence is allowed to happen and I have no recourse despite irrefutable proof that at least one package was blatantly stolen and/or that the postal worker was completely incompetent. There has to be something I can do. I did file a complaint with the postal I inspector but according to the website they do not actually help you find your package they just record crimes. The person is not stealing from our doorstep 1- on both days OTHER packages from the USPS arrived safely while this one (expensive) item had no delivery attempt made. 2- on both days someone was home to sign for the other packages that were delivered by the USPS. 3- I have filed a complaint with the inspectors office as mentioned above. But as mentioned above they DO NOT track your package or help you to locate it. They only record reports and state that you will NOT be followed up on. 4- this is Brooklyn ny a police report was filed and it will be ignored because they have better things to do. 5- I don't see how I could fake my own false signature when I was out of state and can prove it.

Asked By: Fluffykitten27 - 11/23/2012
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
This doesn't surprise me at all. The postmaster general of the United States told me that it is not the post office's job to deliver the mail.
Answered By: Pat - 11/23/2012
Additional Answers (2)
Follow the information here for mail theft. It's the postal inspection office: https://postalinspectors.uspis.gov/
Answered By: Vet's Daughter - 11/23/2012
 
Have you called the police... More
Answered By: lawmomof3 - 11/23/2012
 
Sponsored results
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Jobs.Quick-com
New job opportunities added daily. Search Virginia jobs now!
VirginiaJobNetwork.com
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
www.JobDiagnosis.com
Get Your Degree Online Sooner than You Think. Financial Aid Options
Degree-Accredited.com/Degree

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-314
eTrustLogo