A text message was sent by Post Office Depot 76 regarding a failed delivery attempt. did it tell you to click on post-office-depot-76.com to book or reschedule delivery? Beware! It’s a scam.
Scammers pretend to be from the UK Post Office and claim that a package must be redelivered. The scammers then demand a payment of PS1.45 to re-deliver the package. Don’t fall for it! The message you receive is not reliable.
Scam Text: The Post Office Depot 76
“Your parcel is waiting for delivery, please confirm the settlement of PS1.45 on the following link post-office-depot-76.com”
The text message is a scam. It intends to get your credit card details and security code when you visit the website ‘post-office-depot-76.com’ attached to the text. Clicking on the link could expose you to malware or viruses.
What should you do if you receive phishing text messages like this?
- Do NOT open it. Sometimes, opening phishing emails can compromise your Personally Identifiable Information.
- To prevent you from opening it inadvertently in the future,
- Don’t download any attachments with the message.
- Do not click any links in the message. Phishing messages contain links that direct you to fraudulent websites.
- Do NOT reply to the senter. Do not respond to any messages that may be sent by the sender.
- Report it. Help others avoid phishing attempts
You can also report unscrupulous websites or scams and tell us why the websites are fraudulent.