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Police investigate mail, identity thefts

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NEW FREEDOM, Pa. (WHTM) -

Police in southern York County are investigating a series of identity thefts, fraud, and theft of mail from mailboxes.

Southern Regional police said the thieves stole mail from mailboxes and used personal information to open credit cards, make purchases, use existing credit cards, use checks, and file federal income taxes under the victims' Social Security numbers.

Police asked residents to be vigilant, to report any suspicious behavior immediately to 911, and to remove mail from their mailboxes as soon as possible.

Anyone with information regarding the thefts is asked to call Southern Regional police at 717-235-3944 or 717-840-2971.

 

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