RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — After the first postcard arrived in March, Mason Cox received four more, each postmarked from a different state, but all from the same person: “Molly Mae.”
“It has my name, correct spelling, exact address, including the apartment number. It was truly meant for my unit. So, it had to just be me,” Cox said.
The message on the first postcard was written using a typewriter and included instructions for Cox to use his drone to take pictures of Molly Mae’s boss through a window. Cox does have an interest in drones, but that was information he rarely shared and never posted.
As the other postcards arrived, they involved less personal information and more confusing messages. Leaving Cox and girlfriend Tess Delano to ask themselves the next question: Why are we the ones receiving these postcards?
The most recent letter arrived a month ago. This one was a card with GPS coordinates and a 20-year-old picture with a message on the back.
“I did call the picture on the back, like where it was developed, but I couldn’t get an answer,” said Delano.
The GPS coordinates led the couple to a spot in Gillies Creek Park in Richmond, Virginia. As they drove by the designated location, they found nothing unusual.
While the couple has their theories about who Molly Mae is, they are not the only ones with a spark of interest in this unusual mail delivery. Delano posted about it on social media, and the post went viral. Some people have even tried to help them solve the mystery by going to the GPS coordinates, noticing descriptive details about the stamps and postcards, and sharing their speculations.
The messages may seem obscure, but the couple has found this quite interesting, as long as nothing gets too dangerous. They have yet to file a police report but are still cautious about the mystery mail.
The most important question remains: Who is Molly Mae?
“Molly Mae, just come forward and tell us who you are. If this is all for fun, we are having fun; we are enjoying it,” said Cox. “But if not, we would like to know who you are just so we can put a stop to it.”