In today’s world of package tracking and interconnectivity, an email from the U.S. Postal Service or even our Inspector General regarding mail delivery might seem legitimate. That’s what the scammers want you to think.How do I request USPS hold mail service?
You can ask the Postal Service to hold your mail while you are on vacation or out of town. USPS will stop mail delivery to your address for up to 30 days. USPS Hold Mail Service is free and can be done online.What does it mean when a package is on hold USPS?
The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) says that customers should be aware of email scams that are circulating that say you have a delivery “on hold.” The scammers send an official-looking email complete with US Postal Service logos that say you have a package that can’t be delivered because of an insufficient address.Why do I keep getting emails from the US Postal Service?
Unfortunately, some postal customers are getting bogus emails purporting to be from the Postal Service about an attempted or intercepted package delivery or online postage charges. These emails contain a link or attachment that, when opened, installs a malicious virus that can steal personal information from your personal computer.