These e-mails are claiming to be from U.S. Postal Service and have fraudulent information in them in an attempt to install malicious virus’ on the customer’s computer.
The U.S. Postal Service is advising to immediatly delete the message and take no further action.
They are aware of the situation and are doing their best to get down to the bottom of it.
If you have questions about a delivery or wish to report spam, the U.S. Postal Service asks that customers call 1-800-ASK-USPS or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
MOST WANTEDPoster 296, Notice of Reward, describes the types of rewards offered by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service.
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U.S. Postal Service customers targeted by e-mail scam – ABC Local News
August 27, 2013