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Sending a letter

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Shanksgirl04
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Look it up yourself my husband gets on here and scams pen pals out of naked pictures so he can sell it for commissary ruins their lives and then just disappears on to the next sounds like him only send it to the institution that they reside in otherwise you're at risk serious wrist

Shanksgirl04
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Look it up yourself my husband gets on here and scams pen pals out of naked pictures so he can sell it for commissary ruins their lives and then just disappears on to the next sounds like him only send it to the institution that they reside in otherwise you're at risk serious wrist

Petra Swiss Miss
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Hi Cayla

I'm glad, that you're not a minor and you thought about it beforehand :o)

And sorry, if I sounded a wee bit accusing. Social media brought this place a lot of attention. Not always for the better, sadly.

I'm also glad you figured out your mailing situation. lol

Believe me, getting to know someone through hand written letters has a magic on it's own.

Best of luck and happy writing

Petra

Cayla.H5
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Hi Petra , 

 

Might I first say, I am NOT a minor and I did think for a very long time about sending a letter to an inmate. 

Secondly, I have decided to send my own letter from the post office to my pen pal as from what I read , WAP would send one letter every month for the writer. I must've read it wrong which is really not an issue as I have sorted it out. 

 

Thanks!!!

 

 

Petra Swiss Miss
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Hi Cayla.H5
Pray excuse me for asking. You do know, that the WAP forwarding service is for initial contact ONLY? And that the inmate will be given the (post) address you registered with (in here)? For further correspondence you have to establish/pay your own way, be it snail mail or the email/messanger service (like JPay, Securus, GTL, CorrLinks,...) used by your pp's facility.

The DOC website is normaly up to date on the location of "their" inmates. (Good on you, for checking it) But WAP, as the Webmaster said, needs to be informed of any address changes.
So, when they eventually get your letter, they will write you back with snail mail to that address...

If you're not able to write snail mail or use JPay, how do you think you will establish a correnspondece??
I dearly hope you're not under the age of 18. That could get your potential pp into dire troubles! And if your letter reaches them and they write back and then they will recive nothing in return... Guess how that makes them feel.

Are you sure, you thought that pp-gig through?

 

Webmaster
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Hello!

Addresses are updated as soon as we receive them. If you know of an inmate in need of an address change, please complete the "Report an Address Change" form on the inmate's profile. We will verify the change before making it. The address listed is the most current one we have.
 

Cayla.H5
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Sending a letter

Hi!

So there’s an inmate I found on write A prisoner that I want to write to. But his address on write a prisoner is different to where he actually is on the Department of Criminal Justice website! I’m not able to write snail mail or use JPAY.
So my only option at the moment is to go through the write a prisoner website where they print it out for me. I’ve used it before but I don’t think he received it since his address has changed. Do I just have to wait for them to update his address? Or is there another way? I’ve noticed they unfortunately hardly update inmate addresses.