Here's another Postcard Scam
I received a green postcard stating on the top:
"SPECIAL NOTICE: Pending cash grant claim $20,978 (DOE)"
Deliver Exculsively to: (My Name)
Then above my name and address was "CLAIMS DOCUMENT REGISTERED TO" (My name and address)
At the bottom of the front of the card, in a box, was:
"WARNING: $2,000 fine and/or 5 year imprisonment for interfering or obstructing with delivery, of this letter, US MAIL SECURITY, 1708".
On the other side of the card, at the top, was
"URGENT: READ IMMEDIATELY."
"DELIVERED BY: Claims Department"
"DOCUMENT REGISTERED TO": (My Name)
"NOTICE: Our office is trying to reach you r4egarding a dispersal of
" PLEASE INDICATE WHAT FUNDS WILL BE USED FOR":
(Small boxes for check marks with each of the following)
Toll Free: 1-800-321-6563
Release Code: 13880-01240
Claim Deadline Date: August 30, 2012
I suppose this is to make everything is on the up and up and actually from the Federal Government, However I found the following information online: