I moved from Apartment Community X to Apartment Community Y few months ago.I did address change after moving to apartment Y.Today,I recieved,a mail (collection notice)which had a yellow USPS sticker which stated "Notify sender of address change" ,then my last name and Address.I opened the mail and found( mail addressed to someone living in adjacent community (I never lived there or know that person).I called the adjacent community leasing office ,handed over the letter to them explaining what happened and that I opened it by mistake thinking it is mine and they accepted it stating they will give it to the recipient.Now I have 2 concerns: 1. Has someone tampered with address change request(I checked my own address change request and all seemed fine).Is there anything I need to do here or simply ignore? 2. The fact I opened the mail returned the mail to the expected recipient realizing the mistake ,is it a crime? Please advise.
Thanks for the answer.
1. I did my address change online from USPS site paying 1$ from my credit card,So I just checked online and old and new addresses were fine.So we are good there.I also have the credit card statement showing 1$ payment.
2. That mail had a yellow sticker on top of the envelope with "Notify Sender of new Address" with my last name and address attached on top of envelope.Is it still considered tampering?
3. In case I get any future mails of some one else,what steps should I take?Shall I return to post office?
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