The strangest invoice ever

Just moments ago I received the following in an email. Searching for the companies mentioned doesn’t return anything useful or suspicious so I thought I’d post it here in case anyone else got it too.

**Electronic Invoice** Date: January 5, 2007

To: From:
Massimo Ferranti AllWebCo
Delfo Italiana Srl 180 Juniper Avenue
Via Varese 9 Satsuma, AL 36572
Muggio, MI 20053 Italy

Item Description Rate Amount
Annual Hosting $599.40/year $599.40
Tax (0%) 0.00
– Balance Due when rendered – Total $599.40

Total Paid $599.40
Balance Due $ 0.00

To change the credit card we bill for your account:
To pay through PayPal:
To pay by electronic check, please use the following secure url:
Please make any checks payable to AllWebCo, and mail to:
180 Juniper Ave.
Satsuma, AL. 36572
If you have any questions regarding your billing, please


Moments later I received a thank you email in response to payment of the invoice. The mind boggles.


Thank you!

We have received your new billing information and have renewed the annual
hosting for

Total cost $599.40.

Have a wonderful day,


Author: Donncha

Donncha Ó Caoimh is a software developer at Automattic and WordPress plugin developer. He posts photos at In Photos and can also be found on Google+ and Twitter.

3 thoughts on “The strangest invoice ever”

  1. If u don’t know what the invoive is talking about, such as u know u didn’t purchase anything from them, your best bet is to just ignore it. One thing to look for if it ask u to pay with paypal the website link would start off http://www.paypal…. anything else is most likely a scam.

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