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    I'm not entirely sure if I've posted in the correct section but need some advice

    Basically I received a letter today from uni with my results. My mum had left it upstairs when I woke up, and got it. I had a feeling that it was opened at the time but didn't think too much of it.

    Anyway, a little while ago my mum told me I got a letter to which I said yeah I know. She then told me she didn't have her glasses on to see who it was for and opened it. She then asked me what the letter was about and I was like oh stop being so nosey as she thought I received my certificate.

    So I'm just wondering, is it illegal to open other people's mail intentionally/unintentionally? It's just that I feel uncomfortable at the fact she opened my letter without checking who it was for

    Thanks.


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    Hello

    I'm not entirely sure if I've posted in the correct section but need some advice

    Basically I received a letter today from uni with my results. My mum had left it upstairs when I woke up, and got it. I had a feeling that it was opened at the time but didn't think too much of it.

    Anyway, a little while ago my mum told me I got a letter to which I said yeah I know. She then told me she didn't have her glasses on to see who it was for and opened it. She then asked me what the letter was about and I was like oh stop being so nosey as she thought I received my certificate.

    So I'm just wondering, is it illegal to open other people's mail intentionally/unintentionally? It's just that I feel uncomfortable at the fact she opened my letter without checking who it was for

    Thanks.


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    It's illegal if she intended to do something malicious with the contents - like opening a bank statement to try to commit fraud. But if it's a mistake then no, it isn't illegal.
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    So I'm just wondering, is it illegal to open other people's mail intentionally/unintentionally? It's just that I feel uncomfortable at the fact she opened my letter without checking who it was for
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    Is the relationship with your mother really so bad that you are questioning the legality of her opening your mail, intentionally or otherwise?
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    Tbh my mum opens my stuff all the time. It is annoying but I can't really get mad at her because she's my mum
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    What are you planning to do with that info? Sue her :lol:
 
 
 
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