The Australia Post Shipment Tracking email scam below is being sent by scammers attempting to trick their potential victims into clicking the link in it. The phishing email, which claims the Australia Post would like to inform the recipients that their shipment is still awaiting instructions from them, is a trick to get potential victims into visiting a phishing website that steals personal and financial information.
The Shipment Tracking Email Scam
From Austpost email@example.com
Subject Package pending status!
2 Australia Post
Package pending status
Australia Post informs you that your shipment NO AU /98/46545 is still waiting for Instructions from you.
It will be delivered as soon as the costs are paid.
Fees to pay: 1.99 AUD
Package number: AU / 98/46545
Due to huge quantities of packages, you have to expect 1-2 days delay
Send my package>
(© Australia Post
If you have received the Shipment Tracking email, please do not click the link in it, just ignore and delete it.