"FedEx Verify your Shipping Address" Email Scam

The "Verify your Shipping Address" email message below, which appears as if it was sent by FedEx, claiming that the recipients' postal package was unable to be delivered because the address is incorrect, is a phishing scam. The fake email message was sent by cybercriminals and not by FedEx, to trick the recipients into clicking on the link within it, which will take them to a malicious or compromised website, where they will be asked to download and install viruses and malware disguised as a document. The recipients may also be taken to a phishing website that steals account credentials, credit card, and personal information.

FedEx Verify your Shipping Address Email Scam

Recipients of the fake email message (see below), who were tricked into clicking on the link within it, should change their online account passwords and scan their computers or mobile devices for viruses and malware.

The "FedEx Verify your Shipping Address" Email Scam

From: Fedex © fuij@ec2-13-54-123-19.ap-southeast-2.compute.amazonaws.com

Date: Fri, Jul 20, 2018, 6:18 PM

Subject: ➽Attn: buymine24, Please verify your shipping-address

This message is from a trusted sender.


Dear Client,

Unfortunately we were not able to deliver postal package you sent in time because the recipient's address is not correct. Please reply us with the correct shipping address

Update Address

Always go directly to www.fedex.com to check or track your packages, instead of clicking on links in unsolicited or suspicious email messages.

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February 18, 2021 at 12:04 PM by
"FedEx Verify your Shipping Address" Email Scam
an anonymous user from: Dodoma, Dodoma, Tanzania

They claimed it was Amazon for me! Glad to know it is a scam, was very suspicious!


February 25, 2021 at 4:44 PM by
"FedEx Verify your Shipping Address" Email Scam
an anonymous user from: Marion, Belleview, Florida, United States

same for me for amazon where the scammers screwed up is the email address they sent it to is not an email address for my amazon account


February 5, 2021 at 5:19 AM by
"FedEx Verify your Shipping Address" Email Scam
an anonymous user from: Camden, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States

I got this very email, only instead of it claiming to be fed ex, it's claiming to be UPS. >.<


February 4, 2021 at 11:50 AM by
"FedEx Verify your Shipping Address" Email Scam
an anonymous user from: Middlesex, Princeton, New Jersey, United States

I'm waiting for these packages since last year every time I contact the seller they tell me still in customs above that's my address


December 1, 2020 at 11:08 AM by
"FedEx Verify your Shipping Address" Email Scam

"From: FedEx@lst6lk514y18jqc.org.uk

Date: December 1, 2020 at 12:50:43 AM MST

Subject: Last reminder: RUSSELL WILLIG, please respond immediately

Reply-To: mail@tryas.net



We would like to inform you that your package could not be delivered due to incomplete information of your physcial

Please use the button below to update your personal address .

Update your address

This email has been sent to randsw12

©2020 FedEx. The content of this message is protected by copyright and trademark laws under U.S. and international law. Review our privacy policy. All rights reserved.


Here is another scam.


June 11, 2019 at 11:44 AM by
"FedEx Verify your Shipping Address" Email Scam

"From: Need Your Attention <Delivery-qehwlv@testeurs-job-th.site>

Sent: Monday, June 10, 2019 9:34:58 PM

Subject: Dear RRAILS, FedEx Package Delivery Problems



We would like to inform you that your package could not be delivered due to incomplete information of your physcial address.

Please use the button below to update your personal address .

Update my address"

Here is another scam.


April 29, 2019 at 6:20 AM by
"FedEx Verify your Shipping Address" Email Scam

Here is another scam:

"From: Fedex <n@5tuud6do343xokb5.qmylee.iricanzone.com>

Date: To: 37GE6M421Q49O0O098C4QNT8N3E554048600T637WL3TG97349

Subject: Last reminder: Kevschiller, please respond immediately



We would like to inform you that your package could not be delivered due to incomplete information of your physcial address.

Please use the button below to update your personal address .

Update my address

click here to unsubscribe"


December 14, 2018 at 5:33 PM by
"FedEx Verify your Shipping Address" Email Scam
an anonymous user from: Shawnee, Oklahoma, United States

received this message several times and did send my address. Since I had not received a package I had ordered. What should I do now?


December 14, 2018 at 7:40 PM by
"FedEx Verify your Shipping Address" Email Scam

Be careful going forward.


November 15, 2018 at 9:36 AM by
"FedEx Verify your Shipping Address" Email Scam
an anonymous user from: Stone Mountain, Georgia, United States

I received the notification to update my address with a Fedex email address. Unfortunately, I did indeed click on but did not verify my address. Since then, on a daily basis.

I am receiving approximately 100 emails a day with Fedex return addresses. I have blocked most, but they fill up in spam.

I forwarded all information to the REAL Fedex. Any other suggestions? I am so careful not to click on the "confirm to unsubscribe" messages, but I fell for this one.


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Scammers use email or text messages to try to steal your passwords, account numbers, or Social Security numbers. If they get that information, they could get access to your email, bank, or other accounts. Or they could sell your information to other scammers. Scammers launch thousands of phishing attacks like these every day — and they’re often successful.

Scammers often update their tactics to keep up with the latest news or trends, but here are some common tactics used in phishing emails or text messages:

Phishing emails and text messages often tell a story to trick you into clicking on a link or opening an attachment. You might get an unexpected email or text message that looks like it’s from a company you know or trust, like a bank or a credit card or utility company. Or maybe it’s from an online payment website or app. The message could be from a scammer, who might

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  • include an invoice you don’t recognize — it’s fake
  • want you to click on a link to make a payment — but the link has malware
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  • offer a coupon for free stuff — it’s not real

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"FedEx Verify your Shipping Address" Email Scam