"DHL Shipment Notification" Phishing Scams

"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.

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, telephone numbers or other information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.

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  • September 23, 2019 at 5:27 AM by an anonymous user from Colombo, Western, Sri Lanka

    Dear sir,

    Are these correct emails? Is there such an email address in your company? Please verify me send an answer?

    "Mr. Michael Lawrence

    DHL Benin Republic

    1 817 502 2435

    from: DHL COMPANY <dhlworldwidedelivery2@gmail.com>

    to: asokawicky@gmail.com

    date: 23 Sep 2019, 08:00

    subject: Attention : Athukorala Arachchige Asoka Indunil Wickramasinghe

    mailed-by: gmail.com

    Signed by: gmail.com

    security: Standard encryption (TLS) Learn more

    : Important according to Google magic.


    08:00 (7 hours ago)

    to me

    Attention : Athukorala Arachchige Asoka Indunil Wickramasinghe


    NOTE. Your fund is not deductible and you have to pay for the delivery charge to us so that we will deliver it successfully. I will send you the information where to send the money once I hear from you.

    Best Regards

    Mr. Michael Lawrence

    DHL Benin Republic

    1 817 502 2435"


    • September 23, 2019 at 7:06 AM by info

      The email is a fake and scam.


  • August 6, 2019 at 4:12 PM by info

    "From: Hon. Charles Manno <dhlcouriercompany052@gmail.com>

    Date: Tue, Aug 6, 2019 at 8:30 PM

    Subject: Pls Contact me as soon as possible



    Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive

    Central District Area, Cotonou Benin Republic

    Urgent attention:

    Am SURE it will Interest you to Know that your ATM MASTER CARD Award

    Winning payment worth of $4.5 Million with all the Proper Funding

    Certificate Documentation are still waiting to be airlifted to your

    address, We have made several attempts to contact you and this is the

    3rd and perhaps the last email to you in respect to this matter, you

    are required to quickly provide these requirements listed below:

    Your Full Name:

    Your Resident address location:

    Your Country :

    Name of the nearest Airport to your city:

    Your contact Telephone number:

    A copy of your valid id If Any:

    As soon as we receive the necessary information from you then I will

    arrange with Delivery Company and settle their Handling/Service.

    Your most urgent response/compliance will facilitate our earliest arrival.


    Yours In Service,

    Hon. Charles Manno U.S.

    Ambassador to Benin Republic.

    Tell: 229 69167948."

    Here is another scam.


  • June 7, 2019 at 8:44 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "This DHL Delivery Company Schenectady, NY, 161 Enterprise Rd Johnstown, NY 12095

    United State Of America

    Date 6/7/19.

    is to remind you that tomorrow is 8th June and also the deadline set by the Government for confiscation of your payment as abandoned payment, Think twice my dear, think of Having a good live with your family this

    > 2019, it all need capital to start on, So do not lose this opportunity my dear, if the USA Treasury Department confiscate your payment, it will be shared within the Government and the organization, while you stay empty upon all you have encountered with fraudster , let me know how much you will be able to raise, so that I will assist you in other to have a good living this year.

    Best Regard


    (Coordinator/ Funds Claiming Department).

    Copyright©2019 Network Online Program Global Awards

    This message has been scanned for viruses and dangerous content by MailScanner, and is believed to be clean."


  • May 21, 2019 at 7:11 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    ---------- Forwarded message ---------

    From: DHL Service Company <miss_aisha_gaddafi21@yahoo.fr>

    Date: Wed, May 22, 2019 at 7:34 AM

    Subject: Global Express company

    DHL Service Company

    Payment and Delivery

    Director: Mr.Andre David

    Tel: 22969928557

    Dear Beneficiary:

    I am Mr. Andre David general manager DHL Global Express company Benin,I wish to bring this good news message to you that currently your payment (ATM VISA CARD) valued your inheritance/compensation funds sum of $1,800.000.00 (One Million Eight Hundred Thousand United States Dollars Only) was registered with our company and this was done in accordance with the United Nations ONLINE COMPENSATION SCHEME World Bank Assistance, IMF and the United Kingdom debt recovery agency,So you are advise to kindly get back to us as soon as you receive this important message for the immediate delivery of your payment (ATM VISA CARD) to your home address.

    Sincerely Yours,

    DHL Service Company

    Payment and Delivery

    Director: Mr.Andre David

    Tel: 22969928557


  • May 8, 2019 at 7:59 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "your package No: cK-1014-1014 could not be delivered - check now

    _DHL_ <blair@e.blair.com>

    Tue 5/7/2019 1:02 PM


    Dear Customer ,

    Due to several cases of parcel misplacement we have experienced recently,

    It is now mondatory that we confirm delivery address from beneficiary before final delivery.



  • April 30, 2019 at 11:52 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "Urgent Action Required !Shipment Notification And Documents

    Tue 4/30/2019 10:54 AM

    From: DHL Express - dhlshipping@dhl.international.expressdelivery.com

    DHL Express,Inc



    The following Documents have been sent via DHL Express .

    Your parcel has-been Delivered.

    At the request of The Account Holder this notice informs you that the status of the shipment Is Now Complete.

    The following shipment is being sent Via DHL Express.


    If you wish to track this shipment and view

    If you wish to track this shipment view ,ETA ,Bill Of Lading,Packing List,

    other documents concerning this shipment :

    Track Shipment




  • April 30, 2019 at 11:50 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "Sent: Monday, April 29, 2019 3:44 PM

    Subject: RE: Package No: HL.39026937121870.76.D Confirmation Needed


    Dear Customer ,

    Due to several cases of parcel misplacement we have experienced recently,

    It is now mondatory that we confirm delivery address from beneficiary before final delivery.



  • April 29, 2019 at 8:02 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    ----- Forwarded Message -----

    From: Mrs. Joy Anderson <tottialmond@yahoo.com>

    Sent: Saturday, April 27, 2019, 6:16:26 AM EDT

    Subject: Contact DHL delivering Office

    Attention; Beneficiary,

    This is to official inform you that we have been having meetings for the past three (3) weeks which ended two days ago with MR. JIM YONG KIM the world bank president and other seven continent presidents on the congress we treated on solution to scam victim problems.

    Note: we have decided to contact you following the reports we received from anti-fraud international monitoring group your name/email has been submitted to us therefore the united nations have agreed to compensate you with the sum of (USD$2.5 Million) this compensation is also including international business that failed you in past due to government problems etc.

    We have arranged your payment through our ATM Visa Card and deposited it in DHL Office to deliver it to you which is the latest instruction from the World Bank president MR. JIM YONG KIM, For your information’s, the delivery charges already paid by U.N treasury, the only money you will send to DHL office Benin Republic office is $70 USD Gift Card for security keeping fee, U.N coordinator already paid for others charges fees for delivery except the security keeping fee, the director of DHL refused to collect the security keeping fee from U.N treasury, the Director of DHL office said that they don’t know exactly time you will contact them to reconfirm your details to avoid counting demur-rage that is why they refused collecting the $70 dollars for security keeping fee.

    Therefore be advice to contact DHL Office Mr George Porter Jr. who is in position to deliver your ATM Visa Card to your location address, contact DHL Office immediately with the bellow email & phone number as listed below.

    Contact name: Mr George Porter Jr.

    Email:( dhldelivery639@gmail.com )

    Call or Text him with this telephone number: 1 786 540 9454

    Make sure you reconfirmed DHL Office your details ASAP as stated below to avoid wrong delivery.

    Your full Name

    Delivery Address

    Telephone Number


    Your Country

    Your City

    Your Age/ sex

    Remember to indicate the registration code of DQP8870 to him when emailing him also he will sending your ATM package and i registered the ATM VISA CARD package yesterday.But could not get to you due to the connection problem that I had. Please let us know as soon as possible you receive your ATM Visa Card from DHL for proper verification.


    Mrs. Joy Anderson


    Benin Republic.


  • April 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"


  • January 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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"DHL Shipment Notification" Phishing Scams