Here is some more information that has been obtained legally about the Fed Ex packages. This information was obtained legally and no pretexting was involved.
Package Number One
Fed Ex Tracking number: 869744129440
Package was sent by Evan on August 8th from a Fed Ex Office store located at:
8 E 23rd St New York, NY 10010 (212) 505-5730
The package was sent to:
Elena Sheviko National Geographic Photography 1145 17th st NW, Washington, D.C. 20036
Package arrived on August 10th. This package was signed for by D. Person at the shipping/receiving dock.
The credit card purchase wasn't processed/billed to his account until August 13th. Yikes, five day lead time on credit card purchases.
Package Number Two
Fed Ex Tracking number: 868322701268
Package was sent by Evan on August 12th from a FedEx Office Print & Ship Center located at:
303 2nd St San Francisco, CA 94107 (415) 495-8880
The package was sent to his home in Brooklyn, NY. The package arrived on August 13th.
No signature for this package as a signature was not required.
Evan used his credit card to pay for this and the processing date on his credit card bill is August 17th. Yet another five day lead on credit card purchase. Come on, Evan, use that debit card, we might get the information faster.
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