The dates of metered postage are encased in tamper-proof sections.
While they can be removed, they cannot be replaced, and such tampering is clear to postal authorities when meters are examined, as they sometimes are recalled for service or for examinations to prevent illegal use.
To get this information, I open up the email: The original send date was September 28, 2010 at pm.
This information may not be displayed the same way in your mail client, however it will be in there somewhere.
This article will try to unpick the various legal threads of when you can and cannot backdate documents, and what the consequences will be if you do.
The first and most important thing to note about the consequences of backdating a document is that it is potentially a criminal offence.
First, they announced the long awaited “Save Drafts,” which allows you to plan a post within the Timeline and save it to finish later.
In addition, backdating postage is considered mail fraud, a federal offense that carries civil and criminal penalties.
Saves a lot of time and energy for when I want to return to the post after the meeting!
The next feature Facebook introduced I am a little more hesitant about: Backdating Posts.
Backdating in most circumstances is considered fraudulent and illegal. For instance, backdating a claim for a past period is taken as legal.
Last month, Facebook announced a couple of new features for Facebook Page admins on the Timeline.