UPS Reviews - UPS Scam or Legit

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Bridget – Feb 12, 2021

Victim Location 32839

Type of a scam Online Purchase

Just a text received when I’m not expecting any packages

Ricardo – Nov 06, 2020

Victim Location 79606

Type of a scam Phishing

Received a call supposedly from a UPS driver who said he was trying to deliver a package to me and the PO Box# had been speared. I didn’t think about UPS not delivering to PO Boxes. He called back and said he needed to verify my Credit Card # and the Billing Address I use for it. I asked how he got that info and he said his supervisor called the business sending the bill. I told him I wanted his supervisor’s contact info, because I knew businesses wouldn’t do that.

I then called and cancelled my Credit Card.

Eddie – Oct 01, 2020

Victim Location 63136

Type of a scam Online Purchase

I was contacted to answer 5 questions about recent ups delivery. I answered the questions and received a reward message for my participation of an I Pad. I had to pay $19.63 for shipping and handling. After I added my correct debit card information I got a message that my card was not accepted and was incorrect. I was confused that I was not receiving the computer after I entered the number again. Then the company said the I timed out my information. My bank called and asked about the transaction and I told the bank the same information. The bank said it was probably a scam.

Latasha – Sep 02, 2020

Victim Location 34685

Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

Sending me texts like:

Reg, urgent notification about your USPS delivery 5F73D5 from 05/18/2020. Click: l8smk.info/GpFVk6BCSg

+17277568735

OMG Regis: You have nearly confirmed the one-hundred Google Play Certificate! To complete, text yes! It just takes a few min! Stop by sending No – Kelly w. DealsToday

You recently did our survey and can now get a Free reward; jtkpwc.com/v6jxpAP

Curtis – Aug 18, 2020

Type of a scam Phishing

This call was received at 12:28 pm PST (perhaps when regular staff are most likely away from workstation for lunch and perhaps someone filling in to answer the telephone may unknowingly provide information requested).

RECORDING:

“This is an important message from UPS. If this is the Accounts Payable Department, please press “1”.

If this is not the Accounts Payable Department, please transfer this call to Accounts Payable.

If no response is received, this message will repeat”.

After no response to the call, the message repeated as indicated.

I terminated the call, based on the fact that it was a recording and most likely a scam.

Trevor – Mar 11, 2020

Victim Location 43210

Type of a scam Credit Cards

A scam from Chinese. He told you that you sent a package to China mainland which contains credit cards that are not declared. Customs wants you. He told you to make self report to the police by a "ridiculous" through connection. I think it is funny that why a so-called UPS company will have the phone to a random police station in China mainland so I directly hanged it up. After that, I tried to recall the phone but it told me it’s an empty number, 614-247-2914.

Kelly –

Victim Location 49534

Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

Said he was from UPS trying to deliver an unclaimed package from PCH. I asked what I won and he said a 5.1 million dollar check and a Mercedes Benz. I then asked him “who am I, and what’s my address”. He asked why I was asking, I responded because I want to make sure this isn’t a scam. He spouted back with several questions why I would even ask. I explained, if I won a prize, UPS should have my name and address. I told him I would be reporting this number as a scam then he hung up on me.

Jeffery –

Victim Location 32501

Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

Man named David Myers called numerous times informing me that I had won $255,000 and needed to go to Walmart to pay taxes on the award before it could be processed.

Mary –

Victim Location 87420

Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

Received a phone call from 876-284-8091 at 7:

Lee –

Victim Location 79119

Type of a scam Fake Invoice/Supplier Bill

Opened email that stated I had a package to be delivered but never received anything. Attached was an invoice that had no information,blank page infact. Email is business email only

Brandi –

Victim Location 96817

Type of a scam Phishing

Attention: _

Due to your unable to received your funds through united bank and Ups delivery company we have completed all the arrangement with federal ministry of fiancé and Government of Benin Republic and Nigeria to transferred your total funds through (ORAL BANK OF BENIN REPUBLIC) online bank to bank quick transfer to your private bank account.

Now your require to forward your banking details to us enable us start processing transferring your total funds into your account without any further delay.

Thank

Dr. Morris Sandy

Ups funds transferred

(ORAL BANK) online bank to bank transfer

Heather –

Victim Location 73110

Type of a scam Fake Invoice/Supplier Bill

I recieved this email from "UPS US" with the subject reading "UPS Express Domestic" it reads as follows:

You have a parcel coming.

The physical parcel may or may not have actually been tendered to UPS for shipment.

Scheduled Delivery Date: Wednesday, 07/18/2018

UPS shipment tracking

Tracking Number: 8LU54951730296892

Ship To: (It is necessary to specify the address)

Weight: 15.1 KGS

Pedro –

Victim Location 53027

Type of a scam Other

I was left multiple phone messages to my home phone saying we have a perishable package that needs to be picked up. The caller id said united parcel service. Person called on multiple days and knew our name. No ups slip was left at our home. They left a different number to call back which was 262-7**-***7. Numbers were disconnected. Called UPS and they said it was a scam and had no record of a package delivery for our address.

Ana –

Victim Location 71913

Type of a scam Healthcare/Medicaid/Medicare

Also, 622-640-4297.

Indian man calls numerous times a day, very rude. First he said he was sending back, wrist braces and it was okayed by my Dr. I have refused numerous times and declined calls but they constantly call back and get argumentative. My co-worker took one call and he told her he was with UPS and was trying to send her new Medicare card and it would be delivered at 3pm today. Co-worker threatened him with filing a complaint and he was very rude to her. She hung up and he called back 4 times in 2 minutes.

Jessica –

Victim Location 34453

Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

Name of person calling said name was Larry Jones, address where money is going Glenn Jackson 4225 willow run dr. Jackson, Mississippi, 39212

Cassie –

Victim Location 33410

Type of a scam Phishing

I received a call from a male at the above listed number stating he was UPS and that he had a package and wanted to confirm my apartment number, once he stated the number I confirmed with a “yes” and as I thought he needed a signature I let him know I was at the gym. He said thank you and hat was the end. As I was in the middle of working out and initially not suspicious, I immediately called the number back numerous times blocking my number and again without blocking and it appears to be a fax number.

Lucas –

Victim Location 32084

Type of a scam Phishing

Called and said they were tracking fraud for home depot

Dennis –

Victim Location 72703

Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

A private number called, wich I normally don’t answer, but I’m expecting a call from a local law enforcement agency, and thought they may block their number.

The caller claimed to be a UPS delivery driver, claiming to have a delivery for me, and asked when I plan to be home. I didn’t offer a time, and he then asked if I’m expecting a delivery. I said no, to which he claimed to have a package for me from Publisher’s Cearinghouse, which immediately cued me in to the fact that he was phishing for info, so I immediately hung up.

After hanging up, I thought it strangely coincidental that the caller waited until I maybe 2 minutes after I left my house for work this morning. Now, I’m wondering if the scammer lives in my neighbohood.

Keri –

Victim Location 49629

Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

A man called saying his name is Tom Green and that he was calling from UPS. He said I have a package to be delivered today and he wanted to know if I would be home to sign for it. I asked what the package was, and he said it was a check from Publisher’s Clearing House. I then hung up. The number he called from showed up as Unknown.

Tyler –

Victim Location 49321

Type of a scam Fake Invoice/Supplier Bill

They claimed to be notifying me that my Aunt had sent me a package that may be arriving by UPS or standard mail. They gave a tracking number, but the invoice link led to the tracking number again. They named my Aunt by her Facebook name. My Aunt has remarried without changing her Facebook name. I asked if she sent a package, she said no.

Shannon –

Victim Location 47235

Type of a scam Phishing

Tried to get me to answer yes to questions they asked when I answered mhmm and uhuh they hung up.

Eddie –

Victim Location 99501

Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

Bob Clark supposedly called from UPS to tell me I won a million dollars. Said he was trying to deliver a check and to call Dave Sawyer at Publisher’s Clearing House and gave me a number for that (1-516-204-4116).

Claire –

Victim Location 49412

Type of a scam Phishing

When I answered the phone, the caller said my name. I asked, "who’s calling?", and they said it was UPS and had information about a package. They then asked again if I was the person they were calling by them using my name. I answered, yes. After I answered they hung up.

Calvin –

Victim Location 46069

Type of a scam Phishing

A man called claiming he was with UPS. He kept asking me if the phone number he dialed was our main phone line or my direct phone line. I eventually said "yes" and then he hung up on me.

Julian –

Victim Location 91914

Type of a scam Debt Collections

First got call from someone saying I was delinquent on UPS account. That came from phone number 877-869-7502. Called UPS said this is not them. Now I am getting calls from 866-341-8884 saying they need to collect debt. I have an email from [email protected] confirming I do not have an account with them.

I googled the 866 and 877 numbers and both had many comments about scammers. I have put a fraud alert on my credit.

Juan –

Victim Location 80906

Type of a scam Phishing

The caller asked to speak with an individual. I asked what the call was in reference to, he stated it was regarding a problem with a package delivery. I asked what company he was with he stated UPS. I asked who the sender was and he stated Bank of America. I stated that if there really was a problem then Bank of America should contact the individual. He asked if the person mentioned worked for our business and stated I was unwilling to share any information. He asked if he could confirm our address. I stated this sounded like fraud and I would not share any information. I wrote the phone number down, 313-242-2000 and attempted to call the number using a different number and received the recorded message "this is not a valid number, please try again".

Shawn –

Victim Location 76012

Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

Received a call from a man stating that he was with UPS and wanted to deliver a sweepstakes prize from the Publishing Clearing House. He asked if I was at home, I said no, but that I was 10 mins away from home.

He left me a phone # to call. (see above) When I called, he wanted to confirm my address. I did not give him my address and informed him that I believed he was attempting to scam me and hung up the phone.

Pedro –

Victim Location 95610

Type of a scam Phishing

i belive i was targeted for the scam where they get you to say yes. and then have a recording of you saying yes to do whatever they do to harm me. anyway the guy said he was from ups. and said that i had called them. and they were returning my call and my package was there and ready to be picked up..? the conversation was over cause he got me to say yes. and i thought to myself, i havent ordered anything. im broke, works slow,its hard to even keep up on bills. any way thanks

Andres –

Victim Location 54414

Type of a scam Other

I received a phone call from UPS asking if I would be home in the next 30 minutes for a package delivery that needed a signature. I said "Yes". I was driving at the time of the call. When I got home I contacted UPS and they said that they do not contact people like this. They did not recognize the number and no delivery arrived.

It has been in our local news that there is a new phone scam in the area and that the caller will ask questions to get you to say yes. I’m concerned that this might be what happened to me.

Jay –

Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

Received an early morning phonecall that came up as Private Number. He informed me that I had won several million dollars in UPS Christmas promotion. He asked me to write down UPS Delivery Service Christmas promotion, his name Mr. Joe Walsh, a roaming phone number 876 473 9959, a cheque number and a confirmation number. He said all taxes had been paid to the IRS by the company. He asked my age but not my name and he confirmed the number he was calling. He wanted to know if I wanted them to deliver my cheque publicly as in have tv and radio crews at my home or to have it delivered privately. I said privately. He told me I would have my picture taken with the person giving me the cheque so I should dress nice. He then said I needed to travel to a Walmart to send $199 via Western Union to Danielle Donalds Jamaica, Jamaica. He said he would call me while I was driving to make sure I arrived safely. He said I would be reimbursed the $199 when they showed up with my cheque. Throughout the conversation he repeatedly called me sweetheart. I could hear a lot of noise in the background including a rooster crowing. He had a slight Caribbean accent, possibly Jamaican.

I recognized a scam and told him so and that I would be reporting it to local police. He tried another attempt at defending the legitimacy of his call. He said someone from the IRS and ScamPulse.com were right there with him. I hung up. He called back and I did not answer.

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