Milwaukee Post Office warns about e-mail scam
MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Postmaster is warning residents about an e-mail scam targeting Americans. The new scam's end result is to give download malicious software onto your computer.
According to the U.S. Postal Service, the e-mail claims to have information about an attempted or intercepted package delivery. The e-mail instructs customers to click on a link to find out when they can expect delivery. When you click on this link, a virus is downloaded to your computer.
This virus can steal information from your computer like your name, password, and financial information.
The U.S. Postal Service says you should just delete the message without taking any further action.
Milwaukee Postmaster Easton C. Wright also offers these tips on spotting scam emails: