PHLPost Text Scam 2024 Philippine

PHLPost warns public about scam text that use their name

The Philippine Postal Corporation ( PHLPost) once again warned the public about unauthorized and illegal groups that send email, text messages or other types of text scams that use the name of their office to steal money from people. 

In 2022, government of Philippine addressed the increase of text scams 

These scammers work individually or in groups behind the email scam to send email, text messages or other social media messages to target people, saying that they must pick up a parcel from PHLPost with the payment. 

The CICC (Cyber crime Investigation and Coordinating Center) reported that millions of dollars from Filipino victims were lost due to text scams. 

Philippine corporation Postal clarified that they do not call, message, text or emails to ask you personal information from individuals. If you got any text by our name, that is totally a scam, The spokesman of PHLPost said. 

It is also a phishing type of scam that illegally gets personal and financial information from people. 

Scammers reach the financial information of victims by the link which victims click. Scammers act like legitimate companies send email, SMS, messages through Facebook  and call. The say in text that 

( The package has arrived but can not be delivered because of an incomplete address. Please confirm your address in following link) 

If the person clicks the link, scammers easily reach all personal and financial information. 

(The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) reminds people not to easily believe email, texts or messages that are received by the name of PHLPost that the person has parcel or letter, must be picked up with correspondence fee), on March 5, 2021 said by advisory. 

BE AWARE OF SUCH SCAM AND DO NOT CLICK THE LINK YOU RECEIVE THROUGH TEXTS MESSAGES FROM ANY SOCIAL MEDIA. 

ONCE AGAIN PHLPost clarified that they do not use calls, texts, emails, or other social media. 

IF YOU RECEIVE LINK FOLLOW THESE POINTS: 

  1. Do not click the link. 
  2. Do not reply to the sender message. 
  3. Directly block the number. 
  4. Delete the messages
  5. Report to NYC.gov.ph through a complaint or call 1682

Your complaint must contain your complete information such as name, address, screenshot of text, government issued ID, email address and contact 

PHLPost advises the public to before believing a scam text by the name of PHLPost, first verify the parcel number at PHLPost Customer Service at Telephone number 8527-0111 and 827-0107. 

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