Wednesday 16 February 2011

Parcel Monkey scam

Yet another email scam, which it looks as though the spam engines haven't caught up with yet.

An email is sent claiming you've sent £6.87 to Parcel Monkey, and to click a link if you dispute this. Of course, you didn't send a payment, but the links go to a completely different web site, with goodness knows what software waiting there to trap the unwary.

The full text of the scam is below.

You sent a payment of 6.87 GBP to Parcel Monkey Ltd (

It may take a few moments for this transaction to appear in your account.

If you haven't authorized this charge ,click the link below to cancel transaction

Cancel/Dispute Transaction

Parcel Monkey Ltd
+44 7875584486
Postage details
The seller hasn’t provided any postage details yet.

Description: PM_326799_438729 (shipment contents: plastic table top)
Amount: 6.87 GBP
Payment sent to
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