Any person who receives or identifies suspicious mail should leave the item alone and not move it.
The person should immediately contact Security, ext. 2111.
Tips for identifying suspicious packages:
- stains or discoloration
- unusual odor
- item has been opened and a suspicious substance is visible
- restrictive markings, such as confidential, personal, etc.
- excessive postage
- excessive securing material, such as masking tape, string, etc.
- handwritten or poorly typed address
- incorrect titles
- titles but no names
- misspellings of common words
- no return address
- address to someone no longer with your organization or otherwise outdated
- city or state in the postmark that does not match the return address
- excessive weight
- rigid envelope
- lopsided or uneven envelope
- protruding wires and/or tin foil
- other irregularities that arouse suspicion on the part of the recipient