833-806-0916 is a phone number being used by scammers to send out fake USPS Redelivery text messages. The message claims that delivery of your item will be suspended until an address change is confirmed, and includes a link to a fraudulent website: hxxp://aboa.me/5000t7.
Clicking on the link takes you to a fake USPS website where you are asked to enter your personal information, including your name, address, and credit card information. This information is then used by the scammers for fraudulent purposes, such as identity theft and credit card fraud.
VirusTotal flagged aboa.me as malicious:
Please note that scammers actively use this number to send scam messages, changing the text of the message and the address of the scam site. Always be cautious when receiving unsolicited messages and never click on links from unknown sources.
A typical 833-806-0916 USPS Redelivery Scam text reads as follows:
USP-Delivery of your item will be suspended until the address change is confirmed. Please check hxxp://aboa.me/5000t7
To learn more about the USPS Redelivery scam and how to protect yourself, read our detailed article: USPS Redelivery Text Scam: What It Is and How to Protect Yourself.
|Name||USPS Redelivery Scam|
|Fake Claims||Package delivery delay due to incomplete address|
|Scammers’ Phone Numbers||833-806-0916, 8338060916|
|Scammers’ Websites||Aboa.me (hxxp://aboa.me/5000t7)|
|Damage||Financial Loss, Identity Theft|
|Indicators of the Scam||Unexpected SMS, misleading URL, fake tracking number|
|Prevention Tips||Verify with USPS official website, do not click on suspicious links|
|Reporting Info||Report the scam to the USPS and the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) at reportfraud.ftc.gov.|