This is one of the emails I got:
From: TNT Customer Service [email@example.com]
Sent: Friday, May 12, 2006 11:28 AM
Subject: TNT Transaction Details - Payment Instructions
Please use this Number
to track your package.
Important TNT Payment Instructions/Shipment Details
Please read the Instructions carefully.
Reference Number: 25501960**
Click here to track your package: Tracking
Dear TNT Customer,
We have your package in our custody.
Description of goods: (4) TOOL Tickets
Sender of package ( Seller ): Carrie Porter
Receiver of package ( Buyer ): Jeanne S. Schwarz
Address: 12206 Bowling Street
City / State: Cumberland / Maryland
Zip(City Code): 21502
Delivery Type: TNT Express Overnight Delivery - After the Payment is received and verified by TPG - TNT
Amount to be paid by the Buyer: US $600.00
Important Note: The payment must not be made using Western Union's Send Money Online Service due to the high Credit Card fraud risk. We will not confirm any payments made online.
The Payment must be made at one of Western Union's Agent Locations, in person by the Buyer.
The Payment must be made through:
** Western Union Money Transfer - for amounts up to US $4,999,99 / £ 2,800.00
Money Orders or Checks - for amounts between US $5,000.00 and US $7,500.00 / £2,801.00 - £ 4,500.00
Direct Bank to Bank Money Transfer - for amounts up to US $10,000.00 / £ 5,600.00
IMPORTANT** : The TNT Payment Policy for this transaction is through Western Union Money Transfer - for amounts up to US $4,999.99 / £ 2,800.00. Your payment cannot be lost in the mail, like money orders or checks.
Receiver of the Payment - TNT Agent - Instructions
You must go to a Western Union Agent Location and make a Money Transfer to the Name of the TNT Agent who is responsible with this transaction - George Walters.
In order to complete the Money Transfer you will need the Payment Details of our TNT Agent:
First Name: George
Last Name: Walters
Address: 419 Bury New Road
Zip(City Code): M25 1AA
Country: United Kingdom
History : George Walters is TNT Agent, TPG Logistics UK. Since joining TNT-TPG in 1991, George has held a number of senior roles. He has led several financial projects and established sound commercial and financial control policies. In 2001, George was promoted to his current position, where he takes responsibility for TNT Logistics UKís commercial, accounting and financial activities.
With these information you must fill in the Western Union " To Send Money Form " and complete the money transfer to the Name of the TNT Agent.
After you complete the payment you need to send the Payment Information for verification to our Payment Department at their e-mail address: TNT On-Line Payment Service
The Payment Information that you need to send to us for verification are:
- MTCN - Money Transfer Control Number
- Sender's Name and Sender's Address
- Amount Transferred
1.The Payment will be sent to the Seller by TNT only after you receive the package, check the merchandise and if you are completely satisfied with it, you will then instruct us to release the Payment to the Seller.
2.TNT acts as a third party holding at the same time the merchandise and the Payment.
3. After the merchandise is received by the Buyer, the Buyer will have up to 21 days depending on the nature of the merchandise to review the merchandise.
For transaction No. 25501960 the inspection time is 5 ( five ) business days.
a) If the Buyer decided to keep the merchandise the Buyer will instruct TNT to release the funds to the Seller.
b) If for any reason the Buyer does not want to keep the merchandise, the Buyer will ask TNT to be refunded.
The refund procedure is very simple, the Buyer will receive the money from TNT through Bank to Bank Wire Transfer, or by Check or by Western Union Money Transfer.
The refund method is at the Buyer's choice.
Thank you for using TNT
Richard McGregor-TNT Customer Department
419 Bury New Road
General Manager: Robert Kay
Email: TNT On-Line Customer Service