Beware the “Your Package Cannot Be Delivered” Scam Text Referencing us9514961195221
With the holidays rapidly approaching, be on the lookout for this fake USPS text message that references tracking number us9514961195221. This phishing text is just one of the many scams being texted to potential victims in hopes of scaring you into clicking the link and providing sensitive details. (Did you click the link?…learn what to do.)
Business website owners are already targeted by so many scams including the Copyright Infringement Scam, Domain Renewal Scam, and Google Business Ownership Request Scam, and now we can add this texting scam to the list!
Examples of Fake Delivery Issue Texts (us9514961195221 and similar)
The most common delivery issue scam text is the text referencing US9514961195221, but here are some other common scam texts to avoid clicking.
USPS: Tracking Number: US9514961195221 We’re sorry to let you know that your package could not be delivered. To reschedule a delivery please visit [scam link removed]
USPS: Packages cannot verify addresses when they are received or scanned. The carrier cannot deliver to your door. Details.
[US-PS] We cannot deliver your package to you due to incorrect house number, please revise the address online.
USPS – Your package could not be delivered to an address that is missing a house number, please provide the correct address.
USPS-Your package was delivered to the wrong address, please provide the correct address.
[Package-reminder]: Your package is on hold due to the wrong recipient address, please update your address in time.
What to do if you received a fake USPS package delivery text?
If you receive an urgent text about a failed or delayed USPS delivery, slow your roll before clicking the link, and first make sure it is not a fake text message. [DO NOT CLICK THE LINK]
If it’s a fake phishing text, it will take you to a counterfeit USPS website which is designed to steal sensitive information such as account credentials, personal info, and financial information.
Did you click the link?
Check out our resource page for what to do if you clicked the link in a phishing email.
It’s always best to avoid clicking links in texts. If you are concerned about it being a legitimate delivery, instead, go directly to the USPS website yourself and enter the tracking number. Never click the link!
If you have received the “Your Package Cannot Be Delivered” text scam that typically references the tracking number us9514961195221 or similar, feel free to share it in a comment.