Fraud results in mail forwarding


February 6, 2020

IRONWOOD — An Ironwood couple didn’t realize they had been scammed until the mail stopped coming.

According to a Gogebic County Sheriff’s Office report a possible fraudulent activity complaint was made on Jan. 24 from the couple. One of the couple noticed that mail had stopped arriving a few weeks earlier and contacted the U.S. Postal Service.

The couple learned that someone had successfully completed an address change online. The mail was now forwarding to an address in Delta Beach, Florida.

The one piece of mail that did arrive was an account statement from an unknown bank, the re...

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