Receiving Email: Phishing

BE CAREFUL – You might have got scammed! Try this one…


This phishing scam has grown since the pandemic because so many people started ordering online and expect packages regularly. It may claim to come from Fed-Ex, USPS, Amazon, etc. 

Can you see the “red flags” in the example below?

Image of phishing scam using a FexEx delayed delivery email

1. A genuine Fed-Ex email address would have the domain but the domain of the address in this email is “”

2. This email shows a “via” in the email address which means the email didn’t even come from the email address in the email. These “hidden” email addresses are always a “red flag.”

3. Fed-Ex (and most of the other legitimate shipping companies) does not send unsolicited emails to customers requesting information regarding packages, invoices, account numbers, passwords or personal information.

Would this email have “caught you? Tap your answer to continue.