This service does not require the recipient to sign for the package, but offers confirmation that the Postal Service delivered the package within the specified ZIP code.
The item shipped is usually an empty envelope with no return address and no recipient name, just a street address different from that of the victim.
In an online auction scheme, a fraudster starts an auction on a site such as e Bay or Trade Me with very low prices and no reserve price, especially for typically high priced items like watches, computers, or high value collectibles.
The fraudster accepts payment from the auction winner, but either never delivers the promised goods, or delivers an item that is less valuable than the one offered—for example, a counterfeit, refurbished, or used item.
An Internet fraud (online scam) is the use of Internet services or software with Internet access to defraud victims or to otherwise take advantage of them; for example, by stealing personal information, which can even lead to identity theft.
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