Scam Report: USPS Delivery Problems Email Notification

By Grace

If you received USPS delivery problem notification even if you did not use USPS services, what would you do? You will become curious because USPS is providing world class and high quality services. I received an email with a subject “We have delivery problems with your parcel #15021495384”. from jesus.reeves@planifrio.com on January 27, 2017 at 8:02 AM in my email telling me that USPS can not deliver my parcel arrived at January 23.

What is USPS? USPS simply means United States Postal Service, is an independent agency of the United States government responsible for providing postal service in the United States. It was founded/formed on July 1, 1971 in Washinton DC, USA. USPS headquarter is located in 475 L’Enfant Plaza SW Washington, D.C. 20260-0004. If you want to know more about USPS, visit USPS official website at USPS.com

I believed not only me is receiving the same email messages. The scammer has thousands or even millions of prospects. Anyone can be a victim of frauds and scams. So beware if you received this type of emails.

Scam Report: USPS Delivery Problems Email Notification

Dear Kem,

We can not deliver your parcel arrived at January 23.

Please check delivery label attached!

Kind thoughts,
Jesus Reeves,
USPS Office Clerk.

Scam Report: USPS Delivery Problems Email Notification

Not only that. The attached file should not be open because my smart email provider (Yahoo) is telling me that I should not open it because it can harm my computer system once I opened the files and download it. Here’s the caution reminder from Yahoo mail service.

Attachments in this email may contain harmful content and cannot be downloaded. 

Conclusion

If I opened the file and my computer will get viruses, the scammer will easily find my computer database and steal my information. The scammer’s objective is to first know my personal information and keep on sending me email phishings.

Good thing, we don’t easily believe to this kind of email. The best thing to do is to block the email address and delete the messages. I am sure if you blocked the email address, the scammer can never send you another email again.

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