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Did someone open my mail?

I ordered a bottle of mulitvitamins from the USA ($20) and the packaged arrived today, but it was ripped quite a bit (Everything inside was okay). The package came via Canada Post and USPS. I was wondering if a letter carrier could have ripped it, maybe it was inspected by customs, or just naturally ripped along the way. Anyone have any idea tips of figuring this out? I could see customs opening it to check what was inside, but wouldn't they inform me?
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Most likely customs.
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If customs inspected it, usually there would be customs tape around it.

Does it look like the box could have gotten damaged during transit?
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i've gotten mangled up packaging before im guessing due to the transport process. stuff inside is always fine.

maybe it was customs that messed with it.
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Hairball wrote:
Feb 1st, 2013 5:34 pm
If customs inspected it, usually there would be customs tape around it.

Does it look like the box could have gotten damaged during transit?
I thought customs would put a sticker or something at least too. It wasn't a box, it was a bag type package, but its not thin plastic at all so it would have required force to be open.
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Sometimes the sorting machines can really damage a package. They travel on belts at some high speeds and can get caught on things.

If it was customs, they generally put the package in a bag or tape it up with labeled tape. Does the bottle have its own seal? I wouldn't take any if the bottle didn't have its own seal. You really never know if someone did anything to them.
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