A Scam Email with the Subject "USPS OFFICE AUTHORITY" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 28 Sep 2010 08:56:02 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "USPS OFFICE AUTHORITY"<NOREPLY@USPS.ORG>, although it may have been spoofed.
UNITED STATES * POSTAL INSPECTION SERVICE PO BOX 555, NEW YORK NY 10116-0555 This is to notify you that we have intercepted your parcel from UPS COURIER SERVICE is making the delivery and we have stopped the delivery process for some security reasons stated below: Our scanning system has detected that your parcel contains a confirmable CARD to the tune of US1,500,000.00 USD. Also for the Delivery of the Parcel to continue, you are in obligation to obtain from Spain, a Duly Sworn Affidavit from Spanish High Court which will back up the Origin of Fund. This is in line with the Anti-Terrorist Campaign which the USA Government has embarked on recently to protect our Territory from future attacks. You should therefore contact the sender of the CARD or the UPS Courier Agent in Madrid Spain to get the Sworn Affidavit for you while we wait to receive from you the Affidavit File Number to enable us forward your CARD to your address. Below is his contact information. Note that the cost of the Affidavit is US$130 and do not hesitate to remit the amount to him. Name: Mr Edward Donalds Email address: email@example.com Tel: +34 634 052 380 We shall then forward the CARD to you and you will be sure of a genuine CARD that is coming to you. We are doing this for your interest considering the rate which fraudulent and stolen checks/CARD are been sent to our innocent citizen that most times put them in problem. Always send your correspondence to our secure email: firstname.lastname@example.org Your urgent action on this notice will be appreciated. Sincerely, GUY COTTRELL Chief Postal Inspector