Tag Archives: DHL

HOW THE DHL SCAM WORKS

Recently, there is a spam call going around, When you answer, there will be a voice machine, introducing itself as DHL and there is a urgent package. Then, it will ask you to press 1 for English or 2 for Chinese. No matter what you pressed, it will transfer your call to a China speaking call operator to ask you more information like your full name, credit card details etc.

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POLICE REPORT MADE ON ANOTHER DHL SCAM FROM 9380 4160

On 29/5/2016 at about 1524hrs, I was working in my office when I received a call on my handphone from a number 9380 4160. A lady spoke in Chinese accent and told me in Mandarin that she is from DHL courier services. She said that I have a parcel with the Shanghai Customs, which contained 28 credit cards. She said that it was illegal and hence the parcel is now detained at Shanghai Customs. She then directed the line to Shanghai Police where a guy named Zhang Qi spoke to me. He told me to call the Shanghai Police office at +862 1114 and to make a report with them by 1800hrs, or he will contact the...

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ELDERLY GRANDMA LOST ENTIRE LIFE SAVINGS TO FOREIGN “DHL” PARCEL SCAMMERS

Someone I know was recently the victim of a phone scam. Yes, one of the "DHL" scams that has been reported on the news in recent months. The person is a 70 year old retiree. She is so risk adverse that her only form of investment is to put her money in fixed deposit accounts. Yet, over the course of 5 days, she almost lost her life's savings. What struck me was the level of control that the team of 3 scammers had over her

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