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Wrong postal address

I've received an email from SwissPost telling me that I will receive a registered letter tomorrow. However, the postal address is wrong - I moved out last year.

I don't know who is sending this. Should I worry? How can I get this letter?

I've changed my address at SwissPost now, but the consignment is still on the way to the wrong address.
The Migrationsamt, university, and bank all know my new address and have sent letters to my new address recently.

Who else sends unsolicited registered letters?
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Old 03.02.2021, 20:54
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I've received an email from SwissPost telling me that I will receive a registered letter tomorrow. However, the postal address is wrong - I moved out last year.

I don't know who is sending this. Should I worry? How can I get this letter?

I've changed my address at SwissPost now, but the consignment is still on the way to the wrong address.
The Migrationsamt, university, and bank all know my new address and have sent letters to my new address recently.

Who else sends unsolicited registered letters?
From what I know there is a feature "do you want to change this delivery?" in that acknowledgement they send. So use that? It's normally about the date but there might be more options. And/or call the post.
Last but not least, they won't find a letterbox with your name at the old place so they will check with their infos (if they are really good in spite of covid stress) or you will have informed them by then.
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Old 03.02.2021, 20:57
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Anyone who wants to.

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Old 03.02.2021, 21:02
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Anyone who wants to.

Tom
In fact, I don't remember ever having told someone to send me a registered letter.
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Old 03.02.2021, 21:14
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Re: Wrong postal address

Once it’s undelivered... it will go to the post office for you to pick up. You will be able to collect it with your ID and the email notification you have. No drama!
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Old 03.02.2021, 21:37
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Sure it's not a scam email ?
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Who else sends unsolicited registered letters?
Someone which previously sent a bill to your old address and is unhappy you did not pay it.
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Old 03.02.2021, 22:00
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Sure it's not a scam email ?
A registered scam mail? Fancy.
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Sure it's not a scam email ?

Why the groan - OP says they got an *email* telling them that they will get a *registered mail* to their *old postal address*....



I get scam emails quote often telling me I need to pay extra tax on a parcel, or that I need to give my details to have something delivered, which are certainly scammers...
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Why the groan - OP says they got an *email* telling them that they will get a *registered mail* to their *old postal address*....
How can that possibly be a scam?

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I get scam emails quote often telling me I need to pay extra tax on a parcel, or that I need to give my details to have something delivered, which are certainly scammers...
But this is not the case here.

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Re: Wrong postal address

https://www.post.ch/en/

At the top of the page it says -

"Beware of fraudulent e-mails
Phishing e-mails claiming to be from Swiss Post are currently in circulation again. Please note these tips."
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If you think a postal delivery email from Swisspost is a scam, then all you have to do is log onto to your Swisspost account and see if it is listed under “my consignments” or not .... simple.
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