(CBS)—Federal authorities are investigating complaints from Lake Forest residents that letters and checks were not being delivered.
It isn’t known how widespread the problem may be. But officials are focusing on the zip code of 60045, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.READ MORE: City To Update On Shoreline Funding For Lakefront Erosion
Business owner Michael Beacham says he noticed a problem in October. Nine times his mail has seemingly vanished, and medical information never arrived. Checks were never received nor cashed.READ MORE: 2 Semi Truck Drivers Injured After Crash On Dan Ryan Expressway At 83rd Street
“Imagine the supplier that didn’t receive four checks from me,” Beacham says.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Temperatures Back To The 30s, Lake Effect Snow Thursday Night
A special agent from the Office of the Investigator General’s Office tells CBS 2 their findings may be turned over to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for potential prosecution.