DHL Delivery Receipt Scam – Oldie but goodie

DHL Delivery Receipt Scam – Oldie but goodie

Recently a few of my clients have received emails that purport to be from DHL regarding delivery attempts. I thought this would be a good time to remind everyone onhow to spot email scams.

The email information is a good give away that this is not legitimate.

DHL Phising Email

Clearly,DHL (or any company) would not be sending email from a gmail account.

The attachment contains a link that will take you to the scan site.

As always, ask yourself if this makes sense? Are you expecting a package via DHL? Would DHL use this email address as its sending email address? Take a moment and confirm that the email is legitimate.

A quick Internet search provided me with the following statement from DHL’s web sitehttp://www.dhl.com/en/legal/fraud_awareness.html#spam_viruses

Please be advised that if you received an email suggesting that DHL is attempting to deliver a package requesting that you open the email attachment in order to affect delivery, this email is fraudulent, the package does not exist and the attachment may be a computer virus.

Please do not open the attachment. This email and attachment does not originate from DHL.

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