Example of FedEx scam email message we received on July 14, 2016 whereas FedEx was used as a sender’s name to scam people online. What was the message of this FedEx scam email and why we knew it was obviously a scam? Read and analyze the message of this email message.
Subject: No Subject
Name of Sender: Fedex
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Other Email Address Used: email@example.com
Money Involved: $350.00
FedEx Scam Email Message Example Received
Here is the original message;
I am glad to send you this email to notify you concerning your Parcel (which include a Certified Cheque worth of $1,000,000.00 USD and other vital documents). Note that you are to pay for the safe keeping security fees of your Certified Cheque before delivery will be made. which is $350 only.Get back to us immediately for delivery with the needed information for verification.
FULL NAMES,TELEPHONE,POSTAL ADDRESS,CITY,OCCUPATION,STATE,COUNTRY.
reach us On this email only.E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Obviously Just a FedEx Scam Email
We do hope that FedEx will catch the person behind this modus operandi; a fraudulent activity. The person behind this email message wants to scam people. Fortunately, he send the email message to the one (InvestmentTotal.com) admin who shared “scams and frauds online”.
This is not the only email message we received about “scams and frauds”. We have received Microsoft Lottery, New Zealand Lottery, Toyota Scam and Western Union Scam.
What should you do if you got scammed by other people? Will report the scammer to authority? Will you tell other people especially your friends and relatives that you got scammed? Read the topic about getting scammed here.
Conclusion About the FedEx Scam Email
If you read the message carefully and analyze it, you will realize that the person behind this email message has the intention to fake people. Why should I send $350.00 to a person I don’t personally know? And a wise man will never share $1,000,000 transaction via email.
The message indicate that I should send $350 first…”Note that you are to pay for the safe keeping security fees of your Certified Cheque before delivery will be made. which is $350 only.”.
It’s funny but if you have low financial IQ and don’t know how to spot a scam, this example of FedEx scam email message will make you the next victim of scams and frauds. Share this with your friends.