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As others have said, it's clearly a scam. No one in their right mind will send money by post or courier. There are tons of faster, cheaper and more secure ways to do it. Many if not most postal services and courier companies actually prohibit sending cash through them. Insurance is never paid by the recipient. The only cases where a courier company or ...


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This is a classic advance fee scam. Just molded to your circumstances. The scam is, we're about to do a profitable transaction but I just need you to pay me some money first (it's better known as "a Nigerian prince with an inheritance", or an African lottery you never even bought a ticket for, but it's the same basic scam). Depending on items, ...


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In addition to the other answers, please be careful with possible follow-up emails from "DPD" (which are fake as well). There is a raise of scams where a "courier company" ("DPD" in your case) has something for you and you "need to pay [insurance, delivery fees, ...] in order to get your [package, ...]". This is just ...


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This is 100% a scam. Break contact immediately. delete the ad Do not reply to any contact block the user on Facebook block the email from scammer and "dpd" does he have your phone number? Block him on every platform he contacts you on: sms, WhatsApp, block call. if he switches to another number; block it immediately without replying. Do not plead, ...


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Please, take a deep breath and realize that empty threats are typical scammer behavior. He is behind a keyboard far away. He does not actually want police involved (and he can't simply have them arrest someone on his say-so). He is very unlikely to have anyone come to your house. He simply wants to scare you into sending him money. The email from "dpd&...


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The terms and conditions depend a lot on the country, even with neobanks/fintechs but all those I know actually offer free and convenient withdrawals. International fintech startups like Revolut or N26 tend to have limits on the number of free withdrawals per months that are on the low side but you do get at least 3 a month for free, which is enough to get ...


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Decades ago when before online banks existed, customers either had to go to a teller during banking hours to get cash, or they had to go to their grocery store and buy a pack of gum, and then writer a check for more money than the purchase prices. The cashier would then give them change. Most banks today are a mix on brick and mortar and online. Truth be ...


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