You have the right to file a police report for harassment.
Otherwise, yes, you're wasting your time.
1. I don't know; I doubt it.
2. Fingerprinting is expensive; no I have never heard of it being done in this situation, but then, I haven't heard of every situation in every state. :)
3. I think it would be useless because the card went through the mail, was it was handled by postal employees and employees of the magazine companies.
If you have a suspect, let the police know that. They may question the suspect; suspects often confess when faced with the police.
However, it's doubtful that the police in NJ will look into this, because they'll feel their resources are better spent elsewhere. If you can afford it, you may want to try a private investigator.
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A PI is a person for hire, and will do anything that is legal that you pay him or her to do.
The police have limited resources and prioritize what they work on. A murder case is going to be at the top of their priority list. Your case is going to be at the bottom.
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