Don't Fall for It: FedEx text message scam
Don't be surprised if the latest scam hits you in your text messages.
How-To Geek says the text appears to come from companies such as FedEx.
The message starts out with pleasantries and reads, "Hello Mate, your FEDEX package with tracking code GB-6412-GH83 is waiting for you to set deliver preferences::" followed by a link.
How-To Geek, says do not open the message or click any links. Instead, block the sender and delete the message.
HTG did click the link. Here's what they found:
FedEx says it does not request payment or personal information via unsolicited mail, e-mail or sms messages. If you have received a fraudulent e-mail or sms message that claims to be from FedEx, you can report it by forwarding it to