Bogus e-mail attempts to scam USPS customers

Consumer Alert

POSTED: Monday, November 26, 2012 - 10:00am

UPDATED: Monday, November 26, 2012 - 10:44am

If you're planning on shipping holiday packages this season, beware.

Florida's Lee County Sheriff's Office wants to warn you about bogus emails claiming to be from the post office or other shipping companies.

Fraud specialist Beth Schell says the emails contain false information about a package that could not be delivered.

Here's the most important thing: the USPS says it will never send an email regarding packages it cannot deliver.

Read more: http://www.nbc-2.com/story/20111477/lcso-warns-of-bogus-postal-email-fraud

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