DHL COURIER COMPANY – YOU HAVE A PACKAGE IN OUR OFFICE READY FOR DELIVERY!!! (Nigerian Scam)
Of course, a mysterious package containing a check for me. When have you ever received a notice from a shipping company detailing the contents of the package? Ever? Nope. I don’t think so. Check out the comments I’ve added to see more of the red flags in this one. ~BD
From: DHL COURIER COMPANY <email@example.com>
Reply to: firstname.lastname@example.org (Does this look like a legit DHL email address?)
MESSAGE FROM DHL COURIER HOME DELIVERY COMPANY
Welcome to DHL Courier Home Delivery Company, we are very grateful to be at your service. You have a package in our office which was sent to you by World Bank Group, you are required to summit the following personal details listed below to our office via e-mail so that your package will be delivered to you at your door step within 24hours without any delay or stoppage (Stoppage from anybody? Really?) from anybody.
4.) Phone Nr.:
URGENT & CONFIDENTIAL MESSAGE: You will have to pay the sum of Fifty Dollar (US$50) (Fifty dollar, huh? Not fifty dollars? Ok…sure…) to our office for your Package Courier Delivery/Insurance Fees, before your package will be delivered to your house address successfully without any disturbance from anybody. Please take note that any expenses made by you when claiming your package from our office will be return back to you by our courier company, immediately your package is successfully delivered to you at your house address there in your country.
DESCRIPTION ABOUT YOUR PACKAGE: Your package contain a certified bank draft (So, you opened my package and it just happens to contain money? Really? Interesting.) and some legal document to be signed by you at the point of delivery. We want you to understand that your certified bank draft can be cashed and deposited in any bank of choice worldwide without any doubt or
awareness (Without any doubt or awareness, huh? You sure about that?) , because your bank draft was sent to you from a well respected bank which is known all over the world. You are advice to keep your package delivery confidential in order to avoid double claim of package on your behalf, due to past experience from past customers.
DHL COURIER DELIVERY TERMS & POLICY: (1.) We do not operate Cash on Delivery (C.O.D), our service rendered on Payment before Delivery (P.B.D), that is your package courier delivery and insurance fees must be paid by you to our office first, before your package delivery will commence to your house address without any intervention from anybody. (2.) Your package has already been insured with UK Insurance Company incase of loss or damage on your package then our courier company will be held responsible. (3.) Your package tracking number will be sent to you via e-mail as soon as payment is done by you to our office so as to enable you track and trace your package until it get your house address successfully.
Thanks for your kind understanding, hope to hear from your soon, God bless. (Last time I checked, most business don’t sign emails with a religious statement. Just sayin’.)
Mr. Roland Agbons
DHL Senior Delivery Officer
Official Website: www.dhl.com
Telephone Number: +2348107420059
E-mail Contact: email@example.com