OMG! This is too funny!! (scam email from FedEx)

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by rizq, May 10, 2009.

  1. rizq

    rizq Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2008
    Tennessee
    *snicker - snort*

    I just got this email from "FedEx"

    Dear Customer ,

    Good day to you. We have been waiting for you to contact us for your
    Confirmable Package that is registered with us for shipping of your
    Package to your residential location.

    We are hereby obliged to inform you that your parcel has been with us for
    weeks now, We got over 20 set of packages from the United Kingdom We took
    time to write out the email addresses on the label Of each
    parcel and yours was included

    This is to inform you that we are in possession of your Parcel (which include
    a certified cheque worth of $500,000.00 USD and other vital documents) that
    we facilitate the clearance of the cheque in your country, which is to be couriered to
    you.It is the usual practice of our organization to conduct a properverification of all
    Parkages that we are to delivered, to ensure that theyare valid.

    Be rest assured that your cheque has been confirmed valid and
    true and delivery will be made once you have meet the necessary requirements.
    The package is registered with us for mailing by the Online Lottery Award
    Promo Board as claimed,in England, United Kingdom.
    We are sending you this email because your package has been registered
    on a Special Order.

    What you have to do now, is to contact our Delivery Department for
    immediate dispatchment of your package to your residencial address.
    Note that as soon as our Delivery Team confirms your informations,
    it will take only one working day (24 hours for your package to arrive it
    designated destination.

    For your information, the Mail, VAT & Shipping fees have been paid by the
    Lottery Award Promo Board before your package was registered. What you need
    to pay is the Security Keeping fee of the FedEx company as stated in our
    privacy terms & condition page, in order to secured your Parkage.
    The cost for the Security Keeping fee is $257 USD.

    This is mandatory, kindly complete the below form to reconfirm your Postal
    information:
    Name:......................
    Occupation:...................
    Country:........................
    State:...........................
    City:.............................
    Sex:............................
    Age:.........................
    Phone:.....................

    Await your Swift Response.

    Yours Faithfully,
    Mr.Isa Rasheed
    Tel:+2348078674375
    Email:[email protected]
    (The Dispatched Officer).
    FedEx Online Team Management [​IMG] 1995 - 2009 FedEx.

    1. Love the spelling.
    2. Also love the random capitalization.
    3. The grammar is amazing, any HS teacher would be impressed.
    4. My "Parkage" ... that was just too good!
    5. Really? I only have to pay you $257 for you to deliver my package which contains a $500,000 check from a lottery I never participated in? Let me get my checkbook!
    6. Last time I checked, my occupation, age and sex are not part of my mailing information.
    7. I love that the "FedEx's" email address is from hotmail (and different from the address that sent the message).
    8. The dispatched officer? Who dispatched him? The last person to fall for this email? [​IMG]

    OK ... I am done. I have to go send my "mailing" information and pay my $257 now.​
     
    Last edited: May 10, 2009
  2. HenPen

    HenPen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 29, 2009
    New Hampshire
    LOL.....
     
  3. Kesta

    Kesta Pie Crust Malfunction

    Jul 31, 2008
    houston tx
    oh yes u must get that parkage! and pay ur 256 dollars! but no matter what u must recieve ur parkage!
     
  4. CrazyChicks

    CrazyChicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Wow....I hope nobody has actually fallen for that!
    Glad you realized it was a scam:)
     
  5. hollymh

    hollymh *A Scrambled Egg*

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    SAWEET! If I give you all my personal info and my ss#, can I join in too~ I get these stupid things all the flippin time!!! It drives me insane...
     
  6. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    WHAT thats not real???> [​IMG] DARN thems are smrt ppl...

    on the serious side now...i am SHOCKED and sad that people still fall for these sort of things...but you know out there, there are going to be people who will. [​IMG]
     
  7. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Not fair, I never win anything!

    Imp-jealously
     
  8. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Funny... but also sad. I wonder how many slightly confused little old ladies sent in 1/3 of their monthly SS income....
     
  9. rizq

    rizq Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2008
    Tennessee
    Quote:Yes, all joking aside (and I do find them pretty funny), it is terrible that people do actually fall for them ... even after all the press about internet scams.

    I get a lot of these also, but this is the first I have ever gotten from "FedEx." They are usually from a Nigerian "bank." Maybe they have given up on that one.
     
  10. Acre of Blessings

    Acre of Blessings Canning/Sewing Addict

    Apr 3, 2008
    Axton, VA
    What got me was the 13 digit phone # [​IMG]
     

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