Experts warn of package scam

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The holidays have come and gone but cyber crooks are still trying to scam consumers ---but this time with would be Christmas gifts.

This email appeared in countless inboxes.... It appears to be from FedEx, stating your parcel arrived, but the courier was unable to deliver it to you. Then it directs you to click on a link.

We had Patrick Allmond, an internet security expert take a look at the email. He noticed a few red flags. Although it says it’s from “FedEx international Mail Service," if you look closely, you'll see the actual address is from Russia, indicated by the 'r-u' at the end.

Also if you click on the link,  a site from what appears to be a Singapore i-p address pops up asking for personal information.

News Channel 4 spoke to FedEx reps and they said the company never sends emails to customers about delayed packages.

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