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Old 05-20-22, 10:12 AM
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Originally Posted by msu2001la View Post
You continue to miss the point that Fed Ex's practice of doing this is not typical, and someone approaching the situation that the OP described with skepticism is warranted.
It doesn't matter whether or not it's typical, it is what they do. That is the reality of the situation.
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Old 05-20-22, 11:45 AM
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Originally Posted by msu2001la View Post
That doesn't answer my question.

A large company paying for services and then invoicing individuals after the fact with little or no verified information is not a typical business practice..

Almost certainly, what FedEx has decided is that it's more expensive to deal with the disruption of having to handle the packages specially than they end up losing when they get stiffed on the invoices.
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Old 05-20-22, 11:49 AM
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Originally Posted by msu2001la View Post
Unless Fed Ex is collecting a credit application with social security number and verifying identities, it's not the same thing at all.

You continue to miss the point that Fed Ex's practice of doing this is not typical, and someone approaching the situation that the OP described with skepticism is warranted.

Skepticism is always warranted as scams will work best when they resemble the SOP. No one is saying OP shouldn't verify that it actually was duties on a shipment OP received and not some randomly generated mass mailing.
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Originally Posted by tomato coupe View Post
It doesn't matter whether or not it's typical, it is what they do. That is the reality of the situation.
Just to make the point that this is SOP cuts both ways, banks had to change the ways in which they dealt with suspicious activities because scammers were setting up phishing schemes that pretty much looked identical to the SOP.

Pretty much everything that isn't a routine bill needs to be cross-checked before you send out money and/or information, it's just basic identity security at this point.
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Old 05-20-22, 11:20 PM
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Man. 4 pages & nary a reference one to: "doodie."

What's the BF coming to?

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