Scam e-mails hit post office delivery

BROOKLYN - The United States Post Office issued a statement on its website warning customers about receiving spam delivery e-mails.

The e-mails, which look authentic, are about attempted or intercepted package delivery. It asks recipients to click on a link and find information about their packages. The post office is instructing people to simply delete the fraudulent message without opening it.

Recipients who have received the scam e-mail can report the problem by calling 1-800-275-8777.

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