Postal Service warns of bogus emails containing computer viruses

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The United States Postal Services is warning customers about a bogus email claiming to be from the USPS that installs a virus on your computer.

The email claims a package delivery has been intercepted or the recipient has online postal charges. In order to check on the issue, the recipient must then click on a link. When they do so a virus is activated.

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service advises recipients to delete the message before opening any links or attachments.

If you have questions about a delivery or wish to report spam, call 1-800-ASK-USPS orĀ email spam@uspis.gov.