Filed under Running Your Business
by Mailroom Maven | May 24, 2012
Do you have any down-home advice about how to deal with the escalating mail threats we keep hearing about?
Dear Ms. Mailroom Maven,
I think the FBI web site has the best advice. You can use their list for your suspicious mail (and also for your next blind date.)
Here's what they suggest:
But seriously, the FBI site offers very good information on its site and admonishes you to look for some of the following indicators:
The U.S. Post Service also has similar tips on its site.
In addition to the items on the FBI's laundry list, the USPS suggests you beware of mail that:
The postal service site also has extensive instructions on how to handle mail from which suspicious substances have leaked out.
As you can see, handling mail in these troubled times calls for the same skill that got you this far in life, namely plain old common sense!