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  #2389992 11-Jan-2020 09:53
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BlinkyBill:

 

Who would try this scam for $1? Is it to identify foolish people, and then go for higher $?

 

 

I'm picking it's not the $1 they are after, it's your credit card details.


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  #2390134 11-Jan-2020 10:38
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Correct.




 

 

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  #2390191 11-Jan-2020 11:38
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Person forwarded Email to me.

 

Just a coincidence that they got it after my parcel, details did not match In Email, it was similar to posts here.

 

Someone at work also got same email, I showed posts here and told them not to pay.

 

Can change title of thread if appropriate, since found out nothing to do with NZ Post.

 

Thanks.


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  #2390683 12-Jan-2020 18:40
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I've been receiving these for a while, strangely to my old hotmail address which I don't really use for anything anymore.

 

But they're annoyingly persistent and I am receiving the same email quite frequently, thankfully it's now being picked up as spam

 

 

 

 


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  #2390721 12-Jan-2020 21:45
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just ring the nzpost 0800 number they will tell you if you need to pay


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  #2390794 13-Jan-2020 09:16
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With so many people using courier deliveries for online purchases, these spam/fishing emails are actually quite cunning.
Many people are expecting goods every few days/weeks, so the chance of it coniciding with an expected parcel are pretty good.

Of course the $1 figure is not what they are after, they want your credit card details so they can hurt you big time😡




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  #2390795 13-Jan-2020 09:26
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NZ Post has a Security Centre on their website where they post about scams like this: https://www.nzpost.co.nz/about-us/who-we-are/nzpost-security-centre


 
 
 
 


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  #2391086 13-Jan-2020 14:55
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robjg63: With so many people using courier deliveries for online purchases, these spam/fishing emails are actually quite cunning.
Many people are expecting goods every few days/weeks, so the chance of it coniciding with an expected parcel are pretty good.

Of course the $1 figure is not what they are after, they want your credit card details so they can hurt you big time😡

 

I do wonder if all these scams are eventually going to mean the end to open email as we know it. Many companies these days don't provide any email addresses to customers these days, and have their email going through a ticketing system. Many people would be falling victim to them. I wonder what the true figures are.


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