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Dodgy emails? *UPDATE PAGE 2*

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MaggyfromWestYorkshire

MaggyfromWestYorkshire Report 16 Jul 2008 17:02

Last nudge.

MaggyfromWestYorkshire

MaggyfromWestYorkshire Report 15 Jul 2008 16:52

nudge

MaggyfromWestYorkshire

MaggyfromWestYorkshire Report 15 Jul 2008 15:11

Something on snopes about it now

http://www.snopes.com/computer/virus/ups.asp

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 15 Jul 2008 13:12

Got another one this morning. AVG says it is checked and is virus free. Couldn't find anything on Snopes about it though which is strange. Only one for UPS referring to Israel.

Ann
Glos

Devon Dweller

Devon Dweller Report 15 Jul 2008 11:56

Hotmail now have an option for reporting these things under the heading 'phishing scam' in the junk mail folder.

Mauatthecoast

Mauatthecoast Report 15 Jul 2008 11:31

Hi Maggy
Read your thread last night, got one this morning sooo.....it went straight into the bin!

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 14 Jul 2008 21:17

Yep, just had one and immediately deleted because the e mail address it was supposed to be sent to was not even my name, just a very similar one.

Ann
Glos

MaggyfromWestYorkshire

MaggyfromWestYorkshire Report 14 Jul 2008 20:44

Seems like thats the latest one doing the rounds then.

Have deleted mine too, just wanted to make sure my other half hadn't ordered anything first!

*****BMDMAD*****

*****BMDMAD***** Report 14 Jul 2008 19:37

I had one of these tonight as well. Thought at first it my be to do with my son (he sells stuff on ebay) but then realised we don't use UPS so I deleted without opening the attachment

Carol

Amanda2003

Amanda2003 Report 14 Jul 2008 19:04

Maggie.........I just got an e-mail from United parcel Service. I just deleted as I didn't like the look of it.

MaggyfromWestYorkshire

MaggyfromWestYorkshire Report 14 Jul 2008 18:54

Thanks Janet, will do the same. If it's genuine they will get in touch again.

Rita, I remember that one, but mine is suppose to be from UPS which is a genuine delivery company.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 14 Jul 2008 18:37

Thing is if you havent ordered anything or know someone is sending you a parcel then treat it with suspicion,if its genuine they will try and deliver it anyway without saying they tried and you weren't at home

MaggyfromWestYorkshire

MaggyfromWestYorkshire Report 14 Jul 2008 18:36

Had a feeling it was a scam Shirley, thanks.

Have just typed the tracking number into their website and it didn't recognise it.

Thanks La Gooner, the email doesn't give a phone number and I'm a bit reluctant to click on the attachment

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 14 Jul 2008 18:33

Its a scam Just delete the emails and block the sender

MaggyfromWestYorkshire

MaggyfromWestYorkshire Report 14 Jul 2008 18:30

Has anyone had emails from United Parcel Service (so it says?) about a parcel they can't deliver because the address was wrong? It gives an attachment which is supposed to be an invoice which I need to collect the parcel myself.

I'm very suspicious because I'm not expecting a parcel, and they have sent me the email 3 times.

Anyone else had one?