Did you receive a Text Message claiming to be from a parcel delivery service? Read this review to find out why you should be wary of such texts. Is Parcel Tracking text scam or legit? Find out more.
What is Parcel Tracking Scam Text Messages
Parcel Tracking Scam text Messages are fraudulent messages sent by scammers to get your personal information so they can use it to scam you. They come in form text messages claiming to be from your mail carrier or a parcel delivery service, saying that they were unable to deliver a package; either one you allegedly ordered or one which a loved one has sent to you. They will then ask you to verify personal information or give them your credit card information to reschedule the delivery, or they will send you a link to verify the information. However, there is no package, and now the scammer has access to your personal and financial information. The links are however links created by the scammers to obtain personal information from unsuspecting people. The link however links to other phishing websites that trick victims and also hacks their personal information.. However when one clicks on the links they inadvertently send their information to the scammers who uses it fraudulently.
The Text Messages often times contains viruses, spywares, malwares, which are harmful to devices and can hack and destroy a device.
If you receive a suspicious message that claims to be from UPS, forward it to [email protected] for investigation, then delete the message.
From the Foregoing, it is clear that the Parcel delivery Text Messages is a phishing scam, Users should not click on the link if and when they receive such message.
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