Beware of FedEx "Pending Delivery" Confirmation Phishing Scams

Beware of FedEx "Pending Delivery" Confirmation Phishing Scams

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Recipients of the fake FedEx email message below are asked NOT to follow the instructions in it. This is because the link in the fake message goes to a phishing FedEx website that steals FedEx online account usernames and passwords, or credentials. Once the cybercriminals behind the fake email message receive the stolen account credentials, they will gain access to the accounts and use them fraudulently.

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The Phishing FedEx Email Message

From: FedEx® [mailto: test1@merchminer.com ]

Sent: Wednesday, April 12, 2017 8:31 AM


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Your shipment has arrived and ready for delivery today.

But we are unable confirm your receivers address, please reconfirm your receivers address below

Click here to correct your receivers address

If your package is not delivered or picked up within 48 hours, it will be returned to sender. Contact us for further assistance

©Fedex Information Center 2017

In order not to become a victim of phishing scams, FedEx customers should never click on a link to sign into their accounts, they should go directly to http://www.fedex.com/, select their region and sign-in from there instead.

Persons who have already been tricked into clicking on the link in the phishing email message, are asked to change their FedEx password and contact FedEx for help immediately.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers in email samples on this website may have been impersonated.

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  • Apr 16, 2017 at 4:34 AM by an anonymous user from Davao City, Davao, Philippines

    Good afternoon madam/sir,

    I just want to clarify something. Is fedex connected to grant award? Because they told me will just sent 5000phd for the fedex fee and stamp and the fedex deliver my 500000 phd at my doorstep. Thank you.


    • Apr 16, 2017 at 8:48 AM by info

      No, it is a scam. Do not send your money.


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