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Thursday 2 February 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# UPS

Last month
January 2023
# parcel motel
Parcel Motel to cease operations at end of the month
It is not yet clear what will happen to the lockers dotted across the country, or if any employees are to be affected.
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# Fraud
Gardaí and BOI warn consumers to be extra vigilant amid spate of parcel fraud texts
Gardaí are advising the public to never click on an unsolicited text or email.
# smishing
Warning over spate of fake texts claiming customs charges owed on online buys
Warnings issued as scammers are using so-called “sim towers” to circulate fake text messages purporting to be from legitimate parcel delivery firms.
# fallback
What are you entitled to if a delivery company loses your stuff?
In light of last week’s raid on a Parcel Motel depot in west Dublin, we ask what customers of delivery services are entitled to when things go awry in transit.
# UPS
Three men shot dead by co-worker in San Francisco identified
A union official says the gunman had filed a grievance complaining that he was working excessive overtime.
# Potrero Hill
Four killed and others injured after San Francisco warehouse shooting
The shooter is thought to be an employee at the delivery company.
# adorable
Unbelievably cute UPS ad features real-life kid become a postman for a day
And it’s adorable.
# Alabama
UPS plane crash pilot said work 'schedules were killing him'
Captain Cerea Beal and his co-pilot died in the Alabama crash.
# Plane Crash
UPS plane crashes at Alabama airport, killing two crew
Debris could be spread as far as a half a mile, authorities say and the Mayor of Birmingham says there have been a number of small explosions
# Eamon Gilmore
Gilmore to host 'Invest in Ireland' business forum on second day of US trip
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore is in Atlanta, Georgia as part of his St Patrick’s Day programme.
# Terror Alert
Seized parcels in September could have been 'dry run'
Suspicious packages recovered in September may have been test runs for last week’s intercepted bombs.
# Terror Alert
'Suspect packages' found on plane and cargo facility
Suspicious devices were en route from Yemen to the US, sparking fears of terror dry run.