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Old 02-05-2001, 03:27 PM
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Has anybody ever got in trouble for putting flyers on people's mailboxes, I see pizza companies putting flyers on the mailboxes with rubberbands, is it legal?
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Old 02-05-2001, 03:32 PM
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Old 02-05-2001, 03:38 PM
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It's only illegal if you get caught.....


Though you can pay companies and get your flyer in mailed coupon booklets or similar types of ads.

Good luck avoid the cuffs
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Old 02-05-2001, 03:41 PM
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yes. It is.

http://lawnsite.com/showthread.php?threadid=9756

Hope this helps.
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Old 02-05-2001, 03:53 PM
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BAD BOY!!!!!!!!!!!

Don't do it MAN!!!!!!!!! My wife carries the US MAIL and this is a BIG NO NO!!!!!! If the carrier gets your flier and turns it in to the Postmaster CHARGES will be FILED. I don't see anything wrong with it but it is a FEDERAL offense putting things IN or ON the mail box. I'm not sure why they have to be that way. Just the US GOVERNMENT I guess.
Try hanging them on the door knob or in the screen door. Or ring the bell and give it to them in person.
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Old 02-05-2001, 05:24 PM
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I think Kris meant No Crewcut. Since you asked if it was legal and it is not legal. Alot of people ask this question because they want to do it faster (to lazy to walk to the door) or they are afraid that someone will come out the door a bite'em. LOL

[Edited by LoneStarLawn on 02-05-2001 at 05:27 PM]
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Old 02-05-2001, 08:06 PM
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Yes it is illegal I know from experience. Put fliers on mail boxes when I was in the plumbing business and just starting out. The next morning I awoke to someone knocking on the door it was the Postmaster and 2 policeman man was I sweating. Luckily for me the just gave me a warning (written) after explaining in detail the legalities and the penalties for such an offense.Don't take the chance it isn't worth it
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Old 02-05-2001, 10:33 PM
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moonarrow, yeah but did you get any business from the fliers you did set out?
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Old 02-05-2001, 10:37 PM
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Putting fliers on mailboxes does not get you more customers than putting the fliers on the doors...it is just lazy and against the law.
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Old 02-05-2001, 10:40 PM
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lonestar's correct -ooops on typo

Yes it is ILLEGAL and you can be prosecuted for a felony if you do so.

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