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Package Delivery Scam: Parcel delivery on hold at Custom

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asked on Jul 14, 2009 at 18:08
by   vivi
edited on May 24, 2016 at 18:25
 
Same as Marose's case (Government Custom Malaysia Topic). I also have known a friend from Internet and he sent me a parcel containing UK currency. The courier demand a penalty in order to send me the package. The one who sent it told me he can't get through me to get my bank account number that time so decided to put the money in the parcel with other valuable things to send to me. I also don't have such money to pay for any penalty. What should I do now. Would you please help me verify if this courier and package from a friend who I've known from the Internet really exist.  Thank you very much for your help.

Attached herewith is the email from the courier.

From: "British Express Post" <bbritishexpress@excite.com>
Madam?

With reference to the delivery of your package, We have tried to reach the sender on phone but to no avail. I wish to bring to your notice (Receiver) that your package has been placed on hold by the Malaysian customs for some reasons which happened to violate the shipping policies. As the goods Arrived Malaysia at the check point, the Malaysian custom detected that currency were included in your parcel. Thereby, certain commissions must be paid as customs duty via us which is for the immediate clearance of your package .For the main time refer on the 'status' of your package during tracking, this is in accordance to the mode of operations in the Courier sector for financial delivery. We have already taken order number for this package from the custom.

Outstanding Charges:
Administrative ..........................RM 680.00
Clearance............................... RM 2,980.00
TOTAL = RM3,660.00

A total of RM 3,660.00 (Three thousand six hundred and sixty Malaysia Ringgit only) has been charge. In acknowledgement to this email, account details shall be provided to you for the payment as stated above for the release of your package.

Thank you, as I hope I have made my self clear to you by this notice as directed by the management.

For more inquiry call: +60124430126
AGENT NAME MR: ALEX

Email: bbritishexpress@excite.com

Present your order number when calling so that we may honor your calls.

We are glad to be of service to you.

MALAYSIA
Mdld 68 Lot 12, Tek Guan Industrial
Building, Segama Road 91100
Lahad Datu, Sabah, Malaysia.
Tel: +60124430126
Email: bbritishexpress@excite.com

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