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UPS communication- is this reliable

I got this in email yesterday.. how do you judge if this is authentic?
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IMPORTANT DELIVERY


You have received an important delivery from UPS Billing

 
Please pick up the ePackage at the following Web address:

https://epackage1.ups.com/ime?x=*************&lang=en_US

The ePackage will expire on Tuesday July 23, 2013, 00:00:00 EDT

......................................................................

HOW TO PICK UP YOUR ePackage

*  If the Web address above is highlighted, click on it to open a
browser window. You will automatically be taken to the ePackage.


*  If the Web address above is not highlighted, then follow these steps:
  -  Open a web browser window.
  -  Copy and paste the entire Web address into the 'location' or
'address' bar of the browser.
  -  Press enter.

Once you arrive at the ePackage web page, you can access the attached
file(s) and/or private message.

......................................................................

If you require assistance please contact UPS support at
https://www.ups.com/forms/e-mail/ffbtech_support?loc=en_US

Please note: This e-mail was sent from an auto-notification system that
cannot accept incoming e-mail. Please do not reply to this message.

This e-mail is intended for the addressee shown. It contains information
that is confidential and protected from disclosure. Any review,
dissemination or use of this transmission or its contents by persons or
unauthorized employees of the intended organizations is strictly
prohibited.
__________________________________
Delivered by UPS ePackage

(Edit: Redacted - Modulus_Twelve)
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tailoreddigitalCommented:
Well, it's genuinely at the UPS domain.    

Plus you could contact UPS tech support and verify it.
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☠ MASQ ☠Commented:
It's an epackage, not a package, it links to a pdf invoice made out to an address in PA, if that's you that might be more info than you want to post publicly.
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TomRScottCommented:
Aside from posting what may be a private document of your business (or somebody else's), what we see here may not be what you see if you click on the link in your e-mail.

You should:
A - Get the links above removed from this thread, or have the thread removed entirely.
B - View the source of the e-mail message to verify if the link is actually what you see as rendered by your e-mail client and what you published here.
C - Check with UPS as recommended above.
If the source as seen in via step B above is the same as the link you see normally (and published here), then that points to a possibly valid message.  However, I would still follow up with UPS by chat or phone to verify that they are indeed using this method to send your company/person bills. BTW, another hint of validity or not is the e-mail address in the bill.

 - Tom
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
Unless you have made some previous arrangements with UPS, this is a scam and possibly a virus download.  I have received a lot of emails supposedly from UPS and they have all been scams.
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25112Author Commented:
thank you- following up with UPS
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