April 1, 2019
(For Immediate Release)
The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office is issuing a warning about a scam involving FedEx. The scammer sends an email with the subject: Dear Customer. The email continues advising “we are in possession of your Parcel…” (which includes a certified cheque worth a very large sum of money, amount varies, and other vital documents) that we facilitate the clearance of the cheque in your country, which is to be couriered to you.
The email continues stating before delivering the parcel the customer needs to pay, amount varies, a FedEx Security Keeping fee. This is a scam…..
For further information go to https://www.fedex.com/en-us/trust-center/report-fraud.html
Release prepared by Major Ricky Gardner