More 'mail phishing' reported in the Bronx

Officials from the Postal Inspection Service say mailbox phishing is something they've seen in the Bronx and that there have been around 20 arrests made.

Officials from the Postal Inspection Service say mailbox phishing is something they've seen in the Bronx and that there have been around 20 arrests made. (4/19/16)

THE BRONX - A Bronx resident is reporting another case of mailbox theft or "mail phishing" at the corner of Bryant Avenue and Aldus Street.

Officials from the Postal Inspection Service say mailbox phishing is something they've seen in the Bronx and that there have been around 20 arrests made.

Residents of the area say that the suspected thieves use glue and a stick to pull mail from the box.

Officials from the Postal Inspection Service say they hadn't received any complaint for this particular area, but now that they know, they say they will keep it on their radar. They also said they will clean the mailbox and remove the glue.  

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