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UPS Unpaid Customs Charge Scam

The "UPS Unpaid Customs Charge" SMS text messages below are fakes. The fake messages are scams created by cybercriminals to steal their potential victims' personal and financial information. Therefore, recipients of the same text messages are asked not to click the link in them.

UPS Unpaid Customs Charge Scam
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UPS Unpaid Customs Charge Scams

We have attempted to deliver your package UPS0164XXXX, but there is an unpaid customs charge. Follow the instructions here: XXXXXX" I checked the package id on the genuine UPS website, but the Tracker stated it was an invalid number. I have reported it to UPS.

We have attempted to deliver ur package UPS016448296GB, but there is an unpaid customs charge. Follow the instructions here: https://bit .do/fK64f

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  • November 29, 2020 at 9:57 PM by an anonymous user from: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

    Received this message today 30/11/2020

    from sender 61458477311

  • November 29, 2020 at 5:08 PM by an anonymous user from: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

    I have received the same message today 30/11/2020.

    The number it came from is 0431625843

  • November 29, 2020 at 4:56 PM by an anonymous user from: Macquarie Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

    I received the same message today 30/11/20. Number is for Two Jacks Home Maintenance according to google.

  • November 29, 2020 at 4:35 PM by an anonymous user from: City of Port Phillip, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

    Received same message from 61 435 678 838

  • November 29, 2020 at 4:27 PM by an anonymous user from: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

    I received this txt earlier. I did press the link because I am waiting on a delivery through UPS. Once I clicked saw the page I searched ot and closed out of it.. hopefully all is safe 😣

  • November 29, 2020 at 4:00 PM by an anonymous user from: Macquarie Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

    "There is an update on ur parcel. Item stopped due to unpaid customs fee. Resolve it here:https://bit.do/fLtxC"

    Another scam.

  • November 27, 2020 at 4:13 PM by an anonymous user from: Perth, Western Australia, Australia

    Received the text & link today 28/11/2020, official webpage, but the web domain URL does not match UPS domain, UPS does not have this tracking number, Scam! My IT skills always save me from scams.

  • November 26, 2020 at 10:00 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 2, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

    "There is an update on your parcel. Item stopped due to unpaid customs fee. Follow the instructions here: xd7.link/R74l8"

    This is a scam or not?

    • November 26, 2020 at 10:31 AM by info

      It is a scam.

  • November 26, 2020 at 7:20 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 2, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

    "There is an update on your parcel. Item stopped due to unpaid customs fee. Follow the instructions here: xd7.link/R74l8"

    This is a scam or not?

    • November 26, 2020 at 7:52 AM by info

      It is a scam.

  • November 24, 2020 at 2:48 PM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 1, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

    I received this text today

  • November 24, 2020 at 11:07 AM by an anonymous user from: Baywood-Aragon, San Mateo, California, United States

    Did receive the same to my Australian phone number on Nov 17th 2020 - I live in the US now.

  • November 24, 2020 at 5:37 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 2, Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

    HI l received the same scam text this morning.

  • November 24, 2020 at 4:42 AM by an anonymous user from: Zagreb, City of Zagreb, Croatia

    There is an update on your parcel. Item stopped due to unpaid customs fee. Follow the instructions here: zm7.link/RGuIN

    Just received today

  • November 24, 2020 at 4:37 AM by an anonymous user from: Citywest, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

    Also received this message

  • November 23, 2020 at 4:45 PM by an anonymous user from: Clonshagh, Dublin, Ireland

    I received this message today, and unfortunately have opened the link. But became suspicious and I did not sumbit the information I filled. The text message said: There is an update on your parcel. Item stopped due to unpaid customs fee. Follow the instructions here: zm7.link/RYu6B

    • November 24, 2020 at 3:30 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 1, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

      Got same text message this morning,scam

      • November 24, 2020 at 9:30 AM by an anonymous user from: Ballymount, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

        I also got the same message this afternoon. Sadly I did click the link..

        Best to do a system scan for malware

  • November 23, 2020 at 7:14 AM by an anonymous user from: Newbury, England, United Kingdom

    Received this text today and just assumed it was a scam;

    There is an update on your parcel. Item stopped due to unpaid customs fee. Follow the instructions here: zm7.link/RV0nB

  • November 22, 2020 at 5:26 AM by an anonymous user from: Clonshagh, Dublin, Ireland

    There is an update on your parcel. Item stopped due to unpaid customs fee. Follow the instructions here: bm1.link/RYdd1

    I recieved this today and stupidly gave all my details. But there was no phone number? It just said info mg. Has anyone received one like this?

    • November 22, 2020 at 12:06 PM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 1, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

      yea that's a scam. I got one today, and I stupidly clicked on the link but deleted the msg and the sneaky download in my phone. I suggest you contact your bank and change your details because they now have your bank details.

  • November 21, 2020 at 3:30 AM by an anonymous user from: Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

    Thank you! I'd have fallen for this scam seriously... You guys rock!

  • November 20, 2020 at 5:14 PM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 2, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

    Same message, 20/11/2020, unfortunately clicked on link as I was distracted and expecting a parcel. Gave contact details but stopped short of giving card details. Very official page when you click on the link

    • November 24, 2020 at 9:41 AM by an anonymous user from: Ballymount, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

      it is a very offical page, even with the secure padlock on the link.. smart hackers

    • November 22, 2020 at 5:52 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 1, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

      Same here - got it at 9:27 - was expecting a delivery so clicked the link -

      When I saw it was UPS - I stopped and copied the tracking ID and went onto UPS directly and checked - funny enough no number existed so I knew it was a scam then...

    • November 22, 2020 at 5:49 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 1, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

      Got one this morning from Infomsg -

      Was expecting a parcel so clicked on the link and it brought me to a UPS page -

      I copied the tracking order and went to UPS directly and it came up as unknown -

    • November 21, 2020 at 6:43 AM by an anonymous user from: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

      Same happened to me, when you go to put in card details. I luckily saw when you scroll up it’s to buy an iPhone 12 not for the fake customs fee

  • November 19, 2020 at 7:24 PM by an anonymous user from: Queensland, Australia

    0423776781 - this was the number I received this message from

  • November 19, 2020 at 7:12 PM by an anonymous user from: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

    Received today from 61 413 202 624

  • November 19, 2020 at 6:17 PM by an anonymous user from: Perth, Western Australia, Australia

    We have attempted to deliver ur package UPS016448296GB, but there is an unpaid customs charge. Follow the instructions here: https://bit.do/fLdZM

  • November 19, 2020 at 9:30 AM by an anonymous user from: E1, London, England, United Kingdom

    Recieved from a UK number ending in 395391 We have attempted to deliver your package UPS016448296GB, but there is an unpaid customs charge. Follow the instructions here: https://bit.do/fLaia

    Not realising it was a hoax as I am expecting something but I didn’t put any of my details in.

  • November 18, 2020 at 5:40 PM by an anonymous user from: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

    Received today text from 61413202624.

    "We have attempted to deliver ur package UPS016448296GB, but there is an unpaid customs charge. Follow the instructions here: https:/./bit.do/fLcex"

  • November 18, 2020 at 5:29 PM by an anonymous user from: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

    Received on today from phone number 61 481772876

    ‘We have attempted to deliver your package UPS016448296GB but there is an unpaid customs charge. Follow the instructions here:

    https:// bit.do/fLceo’

    Scam alert

  • November 18, 2020 at 5:15 PM by an anonymous user from: Raffles Place, Singapore, Central Singapore, Singapore

    received today 19 Nov 2020 from 61466910958

  • November 18, 2020 at 3:15 PM by an anonymous user from: E1, London, England, United Kingdom

    Received on today from phone number 44 7927395430 saying

    ‘We have attempted to deliver your package UPS016448296GB but there is an unpaid customs charge. Follow the instructions here:

    https:// bit.do/fLaia’

    New immediately it was a scam. 😡

  • November 18, 2020 at 2:47 PM by an anonymous user from: Parnell, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

    Received this text today from 61478896651:

    We have attempted to deliver your package UPS016448296GB, but there is an unpaid customs charge. Follow the instructions here: https://bit.do/fLb7E

    Scammers be alive and well coming into xmas.

  • November 18, 2020 at 2:39 PM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 15, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

    I have received a text from UPS saying there is an unpaid custom charge of €1.60

  • November 18, 2020 at 1:57 PM by an anonymous user from: Grafton, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

    Received this text on 17 Nov 2020 from 027 290 6730 :

    We have attempted to deliver your package UPS016448296GB, but there is an unpaid customs charge. Follow the instructions here: https://bit.do/fK8Ke

  • November 18, 2020 at 1:40 PM by an anonymous user from: Telstra, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia

    Received the UPS scam custom charges SMS in Australia from 0432344532 / 61432344532

  • November 18, 2020 at 1:13 PM by an anonymous user from: Tallaght, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

    I received same text today, checked UPS site first and number came back invalid. I deleted the text without clicking the link

  • November 18, 2020 at 1:04 PM by an anonymous user from: Maynooth, Naas, Ireland

    Received this exact message today

  • November 18, 2020 at 12:27 PM by an anonymous user from: Takapuna, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

    Received this exact message on 17 Nov & stupidly clicked the link :( I'm in NZ

  • November 18, 2020 at 11:25 AM by an anonymous user from: Withington, Hereford, England, United Kingdom

    07927395410

    ups spam customs charge sms

  • November 18, 2020 at 10:56 AM by an anonymous user from: WC2, London, England, United Kingdom

    Got a text last week from 44 7742 046376 saying that I had a package with an unpaid customs charge - I have not ordered anything that would incur customs charges, so have ignored the message as it is suspect (and I don't click on any links that are sent by text or email anymore for all the scams that are going around!).

  • November 18, 2020 at 10:56 AM by an anonymous user from: Kirkintilloch, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

    Got at text today @ 16:31, 18/11/2020 from 07927395402

    We have attempted to deliver your package UPS16448296GB, but there is an unpaid customs charge. Follow the instructions here:

    https://bit.do/fLaih

    Exactly the same tracking number as the person above, which I also checked on the UPS website, invalid number so definitely an attempted scam.

  • November 18, 2020 at 10:26 AM by an anonymous user from: Brentwood, England, United Kingdom

    Received one today, phone number 07927395422

  • November 18, 2020 at 10:15 AM by an anonymous user from: Woodley, Reading, England, United Kingdom

    Got this text today from 07927395446 to deliver package UPS016448296GB

    Checked on UPS website and is a scam

  • November 18, 2020 at 9:48 AM by an anonymous user from: Folkestone, England, United Kingdom

    I have just received the same text re UPS reference ending 296GB

  • November 18, 2020 at 9:45 AM by an anonymous user from: WC2, London, England, United Kingdom

    I also received this text today at 15:40 but it was from the number 07927 395 392 (same as above expect the last digit is 2 instead of 1)

  • November 18, 2020 at 9:42 AM by an anonymous user from: Colindale, Edgware, England, United Kingdom

    Had the same text today, in Wales, from mobile no. 07927395393

  • November 18, 2020 at 9:24 AM by an anonymous user from: Oxfordshire, Didcot, England, United Kingdom

    Received the same text today from 07927395420. Does not seem legit

  • November 18, 2020 at 9:16 AM by an anonymous user from: Liverpool, England, United Kingdom

    “We have attempted to deliver your package UPS016448296GB, but there is an unpaid customs charge. Follow the instructions here: https://bit.do/fLaia”

    Received this text today but the tracking number doesn’t seem to exist on the UPS website

  • November 18, 2020 at 9:15 AM by an anonymous user from: Kempston, Bedford, England, United Kingdom

    I received this text today:

    We have attempted to deliver your package UPS016448296GB, but there is an unpaid customs charge. Follow the instructions here: https://bit.do/fLaia

  • November 18, 2020 at 8:39 AM by an anonymous user from: Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

    Unpaid UPS customs charge. Scam website https://bit.do//fLaia

  • November 18, 2020 at 8:34 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 1, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

    I also received this message on November 18th@ 14:28 by anonymous in Dublin

  • November 18, 2020 at 8:32 AM by an anonymous user from: Colindale, Edgware, England, United Kingdom

    Had the same text today, in Wales, from mobile no. 07927395391. After checking inline to verify it was a scam, I just deleted it

  • November 18, 2020 at 8:27 AM by an anonymous user from: Hatfield, England, United Kingdom

    Received this text 18/11/20 14:24

  • November 18, 2020 at 8:18 AM by an anonymous user from: Altham, Accrington, England, United Kingdom

    just had this text from 07927395420.

    to deliver package UPS016448296GB

  • November 18, 2020 at 8:07 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 24, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

    received this text today Nov 18th @ 10:03

  • November 18, 2020 at 7:44 AM by an anonymous user from: Portlaoise, Leinster, Ireland

    Received this email today.

    I clicked on link.But when it came to give financial details I stopped.

  • November 18, 2020 at 7:34 AM by an anonymous user from: City of London, London, England, United Kingdom

    Got this text 13:34am on 18 November 2020

  • November 18, 2020 at 7:18 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 2, Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

    Recieved this is 18/10/2020 at 10:03 am

  • November 18, 2020 at 7:04 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 20, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

    Received this text 11:27am on 18 November 2020

  • November 18, 2020 at 6:45 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 1, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

    got the same text today! Cork, ireland

  • November 18, 2020 at 6:35 AM by an anonymous user from: Caherciveen, Munster, Ireland

    I received this same text message today

  • November 18, 2020 at 6:32 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 22, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

    Received same message today 18th November, Dublin. Very easy for people to be tricked by this with so much online shopping activity particularly in the run up to Black Friday.

  • November 18, 2020 at 6:31 AM by an anonymous user from: Clonshagh, Dublin, Ireland

    Just received this same text message.

  • November 18, 2020 at 6:26 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 22, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

    Received Text Message today as well. 18th November 2020, Dublin

  • November 18, 2020 at 6:17 AM by an anonymous user from: Inchicore, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

    Received Message today also. 18th November Dublin

  • November 18, 2020 at 6:16 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 24, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

    just received this scam also

  • November 18, 2020 at 6:05 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 7, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

    I have received the exact same text and same tracking number, today.

    This is a scam.

    • November 18, 2020 at 6:42 AM by an anonymous user from: Ballymount, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

      me too same thing

  • November 18, 2020 at 6:04 AM by an anonymous user from: Sandyford, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

    Received this text today at 11:45am on 18 November 2020

  • November 18, 2020 at 5:27 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 22, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

    Received this text now 11:27am on 18 November 2020

  • November 18, 2020 at 5:12 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 2, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

    Received same message 17 Nov kildare

  • November 18, 2020 at 4:55 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 22, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

    I received this message this morning and without thinking I clicked the link, should I be worried?

  • November 18, 2020 at 4:53 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 1, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

    I got a text message in the same format today .

  • November 18, 2020 at 4:48 AM by an anonymous user from: Sandyford, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

    Got a text message in this format today 18 Nov 2020.

  • November 18, 2020 at 4:40 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 24, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

    I got the same text, same package number. Checked it on the website tracking page, not valid/recognised, so searched the number in Google and got to this page.

  • November 18, 2020 at 4:06 AM by an anonymous user from: Newbury, England, United Kingdom

    Just received in UK from 44 7506 272868

  • November 18, 2020 at 3:58 AM by an anonymous user from: Clonshagh, Dublin, Ireland

    I also just received the same exact message and same exact package number.

    “ We have attempted to deliver your package UPS016448296GB, but there is an unpaid customs charge. Follow the instructions here: x79.link/fh29q”

  • November 18, 2020 at 3:54 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 1, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

    I just received a text `We have attempted to deliver your package UPS016448296GB, but there is a an unpaid customs charge. Follow the instructions here 63y.me/fhDto.

    I have checked the tracking number on the UPS Tracker and its the number is not recognised.

  • November 18, 2020 at 3:51 AM by an anonymous user from: Clonshagh, Dublin, Ireland

    We have attempted to deliver your package UPS016448296GB, but there is an unpaid customs charge. Follow the instructions here: u04 .me/fhDcz

    I just received this

  • November 18, 2020 at 3:19 AM by an anonymous user from: Tallaght, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

    just got this in ireland

  • November 18, 2020 at 12:51 AM by an anonymous user from: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

    I received this message also today from the number 0412920575

    “ We have attempted to deliver ur package UPS016448296GB, but there is an unpaid customs charge. Follow the instructions here: https://bit .do/fLaAU”

    I fell for it and clicked the link, but did not provide payment details. I hope nothing comes of it! :(

  • November 17, 2020 at 11:14 PM by an anonymous user from: Waihi, Waikato, New Zealand

    Received the exact same message as Ive seen others

  • November 17, 2020 at 9:51 PM by an anonymous user from: Takapuna, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

    Received the exact same message as I've seen others get in the comments here:

    "We have attempted to deliver your package UPS016448296GB, but there is an unpaid customs charge. Follow the instructions here: https://bit.do/fLavG"

    From number 61 483 862 421

  • November 17, 2020 at 8:39 PM by an anonymous user from: Te Aro, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

    I have just recieved the exact message in the second example above. Luckily I checked it on the official UPS website as I knew it looked odd, but I do regularly receive packages. It was sent from 61422227817

  • November 17, 2020 at 8:31 PM by an anonymous user from: Wellington Central, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

    I received this morning:

    We have attempted to deliver your package

    UPS01644829GB, but there is an unpaid customs charge.

    Follow the instructions here:

    https://bit.xo/fLavG

    The text was sent from 027 290 6730

  • November 17, 2020 at 8:22 PM by an anonymous user from: Palmerston North Central, Palmerston North, Manawatu Wanganui, New Zealand

    Received this text message from the following number: 642108239802

    I am expecting a package from overseas that is being delivered via UPS.

    Pasted the bit.do shortcut URL into virus total, which shows the final URL as starting with 'rewards center.getyourstoday.xyz'

  • November 17, 2020 at 8:08 PM by an anonymous user from: Takapuna, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

    I fell for it as I was just enquiring this morning about a package i'm expecting and was told it was at customs :(

    Paid $3 ... what should I do now? Will more money be taken from my credit card?

  • November 17, 2020 at 8:05 PM by an anonymous user from: Te Aro, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

    Same message from 64 210 889 3104 UPS016448296GB

  • November 17, 2020 at 7:55 PM by an anonymous user from: Wellington Central, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

    Received SCAM message from 642108871858 - Same text and same tracking number as in earlier comments ( We have attempted ...). Thank goodness I thought of checking whether it is NZPost or UPS parcel and went online to check and received the information from this site. Much appreciated.

    Thanks for posting the spam and scam messages here. From Wellington, NZ

  • November 17, 2020 at 7:53 PM by an anonymous user from: Auckland Central, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

    I received this same txt just now on my phone. guessed it wasn't legit given I haven't ordered anything from overseas requiring a customs charge!. Doh. It came from 642108871858.

  • November 17, 2020 at 7:47 PM by an anonymous user from: Auckland Central, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

    We received the message 18.11.20, we weren't expecting anything, so Googled the message and found it was a scam.

    Thanks for the online alert.

  • November 17, 2020 at 7:26 PM by an anonymous user from: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

    Received SCAM message from 0490785243 claiming to be from UPS "We have attempted to deliver ur package UPS016448296GB, but there is an unpaid customs charge. Follow the instructions here: httpsXXXXXXX"

  • November 17, 2020 at 7:21 PM by an anonymous user from: Perth, Western Australia, Australia

    Just received today

    We have attempted to deliver ur package UPS016448296GB, but there is an unpaid customs charge. Follow the instructions here: https://bit.do/fLaAU

    Scam!

  • November 17, 2020 at 7:00 PM by an anonymous user from: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    I recievd a txt msg today from 61466260239 that looked suspicious "We have attempted to deliver ur package UPS016448296GB, but there is an unpaid customs charge. Follow the instructions here: https://bit.do/fLaAU"..it appears that many people are recieving similar msg

  • November 17, 2020 at 6:51 PM by an anonymous user from: North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

    18/11/20. Received the same message but guessed it was a scam ...

    I think most of us are over these ‘crooks’ and their scams ..

    Be careful whenever money is asked of you, and or your details...🤷‍♀️

  • November 17, 2020 at 6:50 PM by an anonymous user from: Macquarie Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

    I have received this message from number 0421233764

  • November 17, 2020 at 6:49 PM by an anonymous user from: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

    I am in Sydney, Australia and received this text message this morning - noting tracking number UPS016448296GB. From 61 480 299 484. Deleted it.

  • November 17, 2020 at 6:38 PM by an anonymous user from: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

    Received same message today from 61413440913. Same tracking number and 'ur' spelling mistake. I'm in Melbourne Australia.

  • November 17, 2020 at 6:36 PM by an anonymous user from: North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

    received same msg today 0401 844 500

    61 401 844 500

  • November 17, 2020 at 6:33 PM by an anonymous user from: Macquarie Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

    Recieved the same message today from 0401 775 394

  • November 17, 2020 at 6:31 PM by an anonymous user from: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

    Just recieved same scam from number t 0466273412

  • November 17, 2020 at 6:28 PM by an anonymous user from: Telstra, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia

    Also just for this same message! Don’t fill it out. Number was 0434219108. Sydney based.

  • November 17, 2020 at 6:27 PM by an anonymous user from: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

    I just received the same message from Mobile number 0422 281 674 with the same tracking number as above.

  • November 17, 2020 at 6:27 PM by an anonymous user from: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

    received the same scam message with the same tracking number. from 61413911985

  • November 17, 2020 at 6:26 PM by an anonymous user from: Auckland Central, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

    Same here from NZ. Also expecting package from overseas.

  • November 17, 2020 at 6:22 PM by an anonymous user from: Perth, Western Australia, Australia

    Recieved the same message today from 0423 717 239

  • November 17, 2020 at 6:16 PM by an anonymous user from: Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

    Thanks for info. Same message, same UPS tracking number. Mobile that sent is was 61483812768. Sydney AUSTRALIA

    • November 17, 2020 at 6:24 PM by an anonymous user from: Melbourne CBD, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

      Same just got the message 5 mins ago, sydney

  • November 17, 2020 at 6:14 PM by an anonymous user from: North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

    Got the same scam sms. Mobile number: 0423 787 928.

    "We have attempted to deliver ur package UPS016448296GB but there is an unpaid customs charge. Follow the instructions here:"

  • November 17, 2020 at 5:58 PM by an anonymous user from: Charing Cross, London, England, United Kingdom

    I received a message today with an alert to this affect - noting tracking number UPS016448296GB. From 61 411 922 930. Deleted it!

    • November 17, 2020 at 6:20 PM by an anonymous user from: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

      I also received a message with the same tracking number. (Sydney, NSW)

  • November 17, 2020 at 5:57 PM by an anonymous user from: Charing Cross, London, England, United Kingdom

    I received a message today with an alert to this affect - noting tracking number UPS016448296GB. From 61 411 922 930. Deleted it

  • November 17, 2020 at 5:49 PM by an anonymous user from: Brisbane City, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

    I am in BRisbane Australia and received this text message this morning from a mobile number 61413693978 at 9:40EST Brisbane Wednesday 18 November.

    the package # was listed as UPS016448296GB

  • November 17, 2020 at 5:44 PM by an anonymous user from: Brisbane City, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

    Mine was UPS016448296GB saying unpaid customs charge and to follow instructions

    https://bit .do/fK8PF

    Sent from 0466234288

  • November 17, 2020 at 5:09 PM by an anonymous user from: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

    Thanks for info. Same message, same tracking number. Mobile that sent is was 0401412169

  • November 17, 2020 at 4:53 PM by an anonymous user from: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

    Received SCAM message from 0483 805 638 for package UPS016448296GB - so dumb they can't even change the package number or spell deliver "ur" package.

  • November 17, 2020 at 4:35 PM by an anonymous user from: Benwell, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom

    I received the same Text message with the same reference! UPS016448296GB.

    Its a scam.

  • November 17, 2020 at 4:04 PM by an anonymous user from: Auckland Central, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

    I got the exact same message, and as I am expecting some packages I tried entering the tracking number into the ups website. Also from NZ

  • November 17, 2020 at 3:57 PM by an anonymous user from: Newmarket, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

    I got a text from 61 401 978 490 with th3 same reference number: "We have attempted to deliver your package UPS016448296GB, but there is an unpaid customs charge. Follow the instructions here: https://bit .do/fK8NL"

  • November 17, 2020 at 3:40 PM by an anonymous user from: Auckland Central, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

    We have attempted to deliver your package UPS016448296GB, but there is an unpaid customs charge. Follow the instructions here: https://bit .do/fLavG

  • November 17, 2020 at 3:21 PM by an anonymous user from: Auckland Central, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

    Block the number

  • November 17, 2020 at 3:18 PM by an anonymous user from: Waihi, Waikato, New Zealand

    Got this to a NZ phone.

    We have attempted to deliver your package UPS016448296GB, but there is an unpaid customs charge. Follow the instructions here: https://bit. do/fLavG

  • November 17, 2020 at 2:41 PM by an anonymous user from: Auckland Central, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

    My partner just received one, we’re in NZ. It says We have attempted to deliver your package UPS016448296GB, but there is an unpaid customs charge. Follow the instructions here:

    so it’s got the same ref no! Glad we checked as we do have parcels arriving from overseas for us...

  • November 17, 2020 at 2:39 PM by an anonymous user from: Grafton, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

    I received today: We have attempted to deliver your package UPS016448296GB but there is unpaid customs charge and to follow instructions

    https://bit .do/fK8NL

  • November 17, 2020 at 7:55 AM by an anonymous user from: Withington, Hereford, England, United Kingdom

    I received one today UPS016448296GB saying unpaid customs charge and to follow instructions

    https://bit .do/fK8qy

    • November 17, 2020 at 2:29 PM by an anonymous user from: Newmarket, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

      OMG I received the exact same message with same reference number and slightly different URL. I clicked the link and went through the process but stopped it before the payment page. Thank god I checked here.

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