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Beware the latest twist from scammers: fraudulent texts

January 31, 2023
2023 01 31 at 3.11 PM

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“We have issues with your shipping address,” a text from USPS Tracking read.

“First, we need to confirm your address is eligible for Informed Delivery.”

Informed Delivery is legit — it’s a free service from the U.S. Postal Service that allows you to preview images of incoming mail — but the text was not: it was designed to con the receiver (in this case, my husband) into divulging his name, street address, email and phone number.

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