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Postnord alert about the new bluffvåg – clients are required on the money by sms

Scammers pretending right now to be Postnord in both e-mail and sms. Normally, it is about bluffmakarna claims that the recipient has not paid enough and that t

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Postnord alert about the new bluffvåg – clients are required on the money by sms

Scammers pretending right now to be Postnord in both e-mail and sms. Normally, it is about bluffmakarna claims that the recipient has not paid enough and that the package be kept in a special place until further notice. But there are several different variants. Usually requires the recipient of an amount under 100 dollars, according to Maria Ibsén, press officer at Postnord.

– this type of scams come and go in waves, right now it seems to be something, " she says.

been used in the past and postbolaget is not alone to suffer bluffmeddelandena. Two months ago, the carrier DB Schenker their customers to see up with the type of messages in their name.

– the Decepticons seem to send out their messages at random, some had not even ordered the package through us and got in to the customer center to understand why we claimed it, " says Pierre Olsson, press and information officer at DB Schenker.

since Then, the company has introduced a new routine that involves the customer center always further reports when the affected customers. Right now it does not seem to be sent around the type of fraud in the company's name, according to Pierre Olsson.

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the DB Schenker stresses that they never send out the type of messages to its customers.

– The only times we request payments via sms or e-mail is when a customer has ordered something from a country outside the EU and you have to pay vat, " says Maria Ibsén.

An example of bluffmejl that Postnord put out on his website. Photo: Postnord

Also the transport company DHL recognizes bluffmeddelandena. So far, the business has been spared from the bluffmakarna, despite the fact it reacts with the Jonas Lindell, ceo at DHL, is strongly of fraud.

"We have been spared in comparison with other companies, the fraudsters take advantage of people's ignorance, and as a consumer it is easy to get carried away with, in addition, people are beginning to question how easy it is to get access to our customer information when they are hit, but we have a tremendous confidentiality," he says.

if the type of fraud. Usually feel people to bluffmeddelanden be sent via e-mail, but sms is becoming an increasingly common way.

In recent times, fraudsters have gone over to the sms, it feels more personal than e-mails and many take it for granted that they have had contact with the sender in the past. I think that people should be equally cautious regardless of whether it applies to e-mails or sms, " says Lotta Mauritszon, on the police national bedrägericenter.

in 2018, increased fraud and other oredligheter most of all crimes, according to statistics from the national Crime prevention council, BRÅ. Above all, it was the computer fraud and extortion that increased the most.

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