Mail Fraud is a Federal Crime which gets 20 Years of Prison
If one person is found to commit acts of Mail Fraud will face prosecution and if there is any evidence that he or she utilized some fraud scheme using the US Mail System will be fined or imprisoned for 20 years, or both. Currently Mail Fraud is not only subject to the use of the US Post Office alone but using common carriers like UPS, Fedex or DHL are controlled as well.
Mail Fraud is defined as misrepresentations or schemes to commit fraudulent acts using the US Mail System.
Asking for payments, documents or any information to someone to commit fraud like ‘winning some prize, money or the lottery’ or misrepresentation using the U.S. Mail System will be considered as Mail Fraud and is one of the