This email with the subject "Customer Alert: Package Delivery Notification" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 30 Jul 2011 17:08:17 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was UNITED STATES POSTAL INSPECTION SERVICE <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
UNITED STATES POSTAL INSPECTION SERVICE Customer Alert: Package Delivery Notification, This is to notify you that we have intercepted your parcel from DHL COURIER SERVICE, we have stopped the delivery process for some security reasons stated below: 1. Our scanning system has detected that your parcel contains a conformable ATM CARD to the tune of $800,000.00 USD.. 2. Such ATM CARD coming from African /Europe/Asia is been verified by the POSTAL INSPECTION SERVICE which we have directed our inspection team to proceed with the verification to ascertain the authenticity of the ATM CARD and now after all the verification on the Parcel/ATM CARD, having contacted the issuing institution who made it known to our office that the ATM CARD is a Genuine one and Not ILLEGALLY ACQUIRED. We have also forwarded the Serial Number of the ATM CARD to the U.S, Treasury Department and they confirmed that the CARD is Authentic and ready to be cashed at any ATM MACHINES in the states or otherwise after changing the four digit pin code to activate the card. Also for the Delivery of the Parcel to continue, you are in obligation to obtain from the United Kingdom, a Duly Sworn Affidavit from the EU High Court situated in the UK 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 DHL Courier Agent in London UK to get the Sworn Affidavit for you while we wait to receive from you the Affidavit File Number to enable us forward your ATM CARD to your address. Below is the contact information of the DHL agent. Note that the cost of the Affidavit is GBP?260 (Two hundred and sixty Great British Pounds) and do not hesitate to remit the amount to agent by western union money transfer using the information stated below. WESTERN UNION RECEIVER INFORMATION NAME: MRS.KAREN SURNAME: GOODMAN AMOUNT: GBP?260 ONLY ADDRESS: 3 Whitehall Court, London, UK. You are advice to send the following payment information back to the agent to pick up the funds for the processing of the affidavit. Sender Name: Address: Country: Telephone number: Mtcn: Upon payment for the Affidavit kindly revert back the payment information on the western union money transfer receipt to the contact below. Name: Mrs.Karen Goodman Tel: Tel: +447045720324 E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org Note: Please send your correspondence to the email address above for immediate attention. Upon confirmation of payment, we shall then forward the CARD to you. We are doing this in 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. Your urgent action on this notice will be appreciated. Richard Victor Chief Postal Inspector, U.S. Postal Inspection Service