This is fascinating.
“There are cases in which international sellers randomly send their products, or even empty packages pretending to hold products, to unspecified addresses in Korea for the purpose of inflating their export records as part of a scam,” said the Korea Customs Service in a statement on Sunday.
“Considering that the recent unidentified international packages were sent to Korea in a similar format, we are trying to identify if this was indeed intended as a scam.”
It may just be the case that they are part of milking a national tax policy or assistance policy that gives benefits to international shippers.
This is also funny.
The flurry of reports came after three people at a welfare center for people with disabilities in Ulsan received unidentified international packages on Thursday.
They were treated at hospitals after they reported symptoms of dizziness and shortness of breath after opening the parcels.
People thought they were being Anthraxed or something lol