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Discussion in 'Comments & Feedback' started by dorsetknob, Nov 29, 2010.

  1. dorsetknob

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    """ Ello """

    Just received this email

    UPS®Customer Services55 Glenlake Parkway, NEAtlanta , GA 30328

    Dear Customer, We regret to inform you that the delivery of your shipment has been suspended for the following reason.
    1. In line with new laws, items transiting through the EU are to be fully taxed and are subject to postal inspection by transitting postal authorities.
    Concluding the inspection on the package it has been ascertained that adequate duties was not paid on the package. Your name and email address were on the package for contact details.

    Under new laws any package transiting through the EU is liable to full duties payment.The sender did pay the appropriate courier fee but did not pay adequate duties on the package the package .We are therefore requesting you pay full duty for the coverage of (Ђ) 119 Euros on the package.

    To resume delivery, you are obligated to pay the duties on the contents of the packageYou should therefore contact your assigned claims Officer, Jennifer Watson to assist with the duty payment inSpain ,where your package is currently being heldBelow is the contact information of your assigned claimsOfficer.

    Name: Jennifer Watson
    Email address:jennifer-watson@ups.claims.ir
    Tel: 678-701 8046

    Note:Duty coverage fees are payable to authorities through your assigned claims Officer.
    UPS® does not accept fees on behalf of foreign authorities.

    When making contact with your assigned claims officer via email or phone please quote reference CB103344915229 and a confirmation of your name and address for for swift location of package details.
    The status of your package can be tracked as soon as payment has been confirmed

    Copyright © 1994-2010 UPS® , Inc. All rights reserved.


    Needless to say i aint waiting for or expecting any parcel
    no one i know is sending me any parcel

    and as far as i am concerned This is a Scam to try and releive me of my money and personal info

    """" SO IN THE RUN UP TO CHRISTMAS TAKE CARE TO AVOID THIS TYPE OF SCAM """
  2. Bundy

    Bundy

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    So you didn't want the 580 I sent you for Christmas?
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    Thanks dorsetknob, I shall remain vigilant.
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    dr emulator (madmax)

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    yes definately a scam

    clue no 1 it has been ascertained that adequate duties was not paid on the package.

    clue no 2 .We are therefore requesting you pay full duty for the coverage of (Ђ) 119 Euros on the package.

    clue no 3 Copyright © 1994-2010 UPS® , Inc. All rights reserved

    :laugh::slap:

    report it to the fbi (although it could be an old pal pulling your leg)


    :eek: you promised me that card :slap::D
  5. dorsetknob

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    ""Ello""

    re the 580

    duh -you should have posted it to my Physical address not my email address and by the way the postie would collect any duty due on the dorstep or request me to pay at the local mail/parcel sorting office

    guess this parcel will be returned to Sender ( guess your have to pay return postage and duty to reimport this item).

    by the way hope you included your address otherwize you wont get the 580 returned:laugh::cry:
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    dr emulator (madmax)

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    what the hell would cost 119 euros? you been ordering mail order brides again :laugh:
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    1Kurgan1 The Knife in your Back

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    Last time I got one they forgot to put air holes in the crate... boy was that a mess.
    dr emulator (madmax) says thanks.
  8. dorsetknob

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    if its vat 17.5% then this item must have a value approx 800 euro's
    Thats one hell of an expensive 580 / m o bride

    "" The 5 finger widdow is much cheaper ""
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    Yeah, the smell was terrible.
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    Ah, i get it... Smart move!

    Do this to find out who replies saying they do have a package coming, and what it's worth, then you'll email them!

    I have you figured out... :p
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    qubit Overclocked quantum bit

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    Nah, you shoulda paid the duties, dude. I got one of these emails and coughed up. I then received the package - and you know what it was? Various high end PC parts as a surprise birthday gift! :D

    I got an i7 CPU, Gigabyte mobo, 8GB RAM, a GTX 580 & a killawatt PSU!! :rockout:

    Oh and a £50 voucher to get more stuff.
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    This isn't a new scam, nor is it a very believable one. What you have here sir or madam, is a bona fide phishing attempt. My company is prepared to offer you a Fortune 100 quality of anti-phishing protection for free. With our intervention you will no longer receive any fraudulent emails. Please post your personal email address and password and I'll personally install the inverse flux differencing engine to your email account. Stop being at the mercy of phishing emails once and for all and don't spend a dime!

    Sincerely,
    Robert Mugabe
    Nigerian Security Consultancy
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    Hey thats the same Nigerian Robert Mugabe that some how knew I was the only survivor of a late Uncle something or another. This guy must have a few jobs...lol !
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    The 'assigned Officer's' email address is in IRAN?

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