J. Dinkins G. Grange is an attorney in Northeast Florida, helping his clients find solutions to their financial problems, which in some cases includes bankruptcy in some cases. This Blog contains general bankruptcy relevant information. His practice includes representing clients in various areas of civil litigation including Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies, foreclosure defense and probate.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
time to time, I run across a new for of fraudulent activity,
otherwise known as a Scam, and when I do, I try to disseminate it by
posting it here. I know this is not directly bankruptcy related, but
any time I come across something that could end up costing one of my
clients money, or their identity to be stolen, I consider it
in Palm Beach, Lee County, Florida, the news media reported a scam
involving the United States Postal Service. The report is as
you're planning on shipping holiday packages this season, beware. The
Lee County Sheriff's Office wants to warn you about bogus emails
claiming to be from the post office or other shipping companies.
specialist, Beth Schell, with the sheriff's office, says the emails
contain false information about a package that could not be
to tell it's not real?
of the grammar and the spelling was incorrect. On the top it said
USPS. But inside the label they forgot one of the 'S's,"
the most important thing: the USPS says it will never send an email
regarding packages it cannot deliver. "Basically the consumer
needs to be aware of receiving any emails they don't solicit with
instructions to click," Schell said.
you do click, it could activate a virus that can steal your personal