Beware of "DHL Shipment Notification" Phishing Scams

Beware of "DHL Shipment Notification" Phishing Scams

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DHL customers, please be aware of fake "DHL Shipment Notification" email notifications being sent to potential victims by cyber criminals. The fake email notifications contain links that go to a phishing website that steals DHL account credentials victims, or to a malicious that tricks visitors into downloading fake software that will infect their computers with malware. Therefore, recipients of DHL Shipment email notifications are asked to go directly to DHL’s website at www.dhl.com, sign into their accounts and check their shipment status from there instead.

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A Sample of a "DHL Shipment Notification" Phishing Scam

DHL Shipment Notification from DHL Express
Sun 30/04/2017 16:23


Good day,

This is an arrival notification of your parcel at our local post-office.

Use below portal to download/print DHL-AWB (Receipt) to be submitted to courier agent.

View Document Here

Kindly endeavour to be accurate as possible to reduce time of clearance and recipient confirmation.

Ensure future delivery of our emails in your inbox by adding shipping@dhl.com | © 2017 DHL Express | Customer Service

DHL’s customers who have already been tricked by the phishing scam, are asked to go to www.dhl.com, sign into their accounts and change their passwords. If they are unable to change their passwords, they should contact DHL’s customer service or support for help.

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 10, 2019 at 12:41 PM by info

    This scam was sent to me:

    "From: "Mr. David Joe" <Fultonabnk@snow.ocn.ne.jp>
    Date: April 2, 2019 at 3:29:58 PM MST
    Reply-To: "Mr. David Joe" <joyndive39@gmail.com>

    DHL International Benin
    Lot No. 23 Patte D'Oie 03
    BP 2147 Cotonou, Benin Republic.


    Your package worth the total sum of $1,200,000 United State Dollar in an ATM CARD is here in our office.It was deposited to this office by the United Nations {HEAD CONSULTANT} saying that it was won by your email address in their ongoing online random selection Compensation scheme 2019 in association with
    the International Corporation Benin Republic OIL&GAS LTD.

    What you have to do now is to contact our delivery department with your information and as soon as we confirm your details our delivery team will
    commence with the delivery of your package to your designated address immediately.

    You would required to submit information bellow:

    Your Full Name:
    Your Home address where the ATM CARD will be delivered:
    Your Phone Number:
    Your Country:

    We shall proceed on your delivery as soon as we confirm your information, I also wish to inform you that you will be taking the responsible of the delivery
    charges being $75usd only.

    DHL Delivery Express ®Courier Company.
    Mr. David Joe {Head Dispatch Officer}
    Tele: 2349020893865"


  • Jan 16, 2018 at 11:26 AM by an anonymous user from Sunnyvale, California, United States

    Do you have an Officer in Accra, Ghana by the name of Faruck Abdul?


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