HERNANDO COUNTY, Fl - Recent frauds directly related to mail theft has deputies in Hernando County warning residents to watch their mail.
Identity theft, check theft, forgery, credit card theft, and fraudulent use of cards are among the crimes directly related to mail theft, deputies say.
This is not isolated to one geographic area.
Similar activity occurred in the area several years ago and multiple people were arrested. Those individuals, according to deputies, are still serving time in prison.
Tips to help prevent these crimes include: