Quick Answer: Can I Keep A Package That Was Delivered To Me By Mistake?

Is it illegal to open a package that isn’t yours?

Is It Illegal To Open Someone Else’s Mail.

Any act that falls under mail tampering or mail fraud (which includes opening someone else’s mail) is considered a felony.

Even if the mail was delivered to the correct address, it is illegal to open or throw any piece of mail that isn’t addressed specifically to you..

What to do if a package is delivered to old address?

Call the post office that delivered the package and explain the problem. Carriers are being issued scanners that pinpoint the address where a package is delivered on a map. The local post office should take care of the problem.

What do I do if UPS delivered someone else’s package?

Call 1-800-PICK-UPS. Press 0 a few times and you’ll get transferred to customer service. Just tell them you got someone else’s package and they will schedule a driver to pick it up the next day.

What if my package was delivered to the wrong address Amazon?

You can report “delivered to the wrong address” in the Track Package link but there is no way to ask for a refund there. … You probably need to wait until 3 days after the delivery or 3 days after the last day of the delivery window. It take the above back.

Can I keep something delivered to me by mistake?

You have the legal right to keep it as a free gift, according to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Sellers aren’t permitted to ask for payment for unordered items, either, and the FTC says consumers are under no obligation to even tell the seller about the wrongly delivered merchandise.

What happens if a package is delivered to the wrong address?

When you receive a mistaken delivery, call customer service for the delivery company and explain the situation. Give them the tracking number on the package, as well as the name and address on the package if it’s different from yours. The company will come and pick up the product within a reasonable time frame.

Can I keep a package that was delivered to me by mistake Canada?

The answer is yes and no, according to Citizens Advice. Items that firms send to you, but you didn’t actually order are called “unsolicited goods”. You’re well within your rights to keep them. You have no obligation to send them back to the company or to pay for them.