20 January 2017

Australia Post is aware that there is a scam email currently circulating and we are working hard to address this as quickly as possible.

The email is sent from an address ending in *@gmx.com.

Scam email with convincing Australia Post branding but a non-Australia Post email address (ending in @gmx.com)

Example of the scam email being distributed:

What you should do

If you receive these emails, please:

  • Delete them ASAP
  • Do not open any attachments
  • Do not click on any links, or paste them in your browser
  • Report any scam emails to Scam Watch or Stay Smart Online

Please also be aware that Australia Post will never:

  • Email you to reconfirm your address by clicking a link
  • Send you an email asking for your password, credit card details or account information
  • Call or email you out of the blue to request payment

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