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FedEx can not comment on stupidity of an employee. Nothing like putting an innocent persons life in danger. Can we please get common sense back into our daily lives?
If Fedex had known the package was marijuana they never would have delivered it except to the police. If Fedex's policy is to give out the address where a package was delivered in cases of misdirected deliveries then the employee did nothing wrong. It would be better policy for Fedex to send a driver to pick up a misdirected package and take it to the correct address.
I would assume that FedEx is not knowingly delivering illicit drugs. If they knew they delivered the package to the wrong address, I would expect them to fix the mistake themselves. If the drug dealers sent it to the wrong address, though, isn't the delivery address available through the online package tracking site for any package?
"I like the Fed Ex guy, because he's a drug dealer, and he don't even know it. Also, he's always on time." <-- Mitch Hedberg
Not full details here. If the sender wrote the wrong address and somebody asked Fed Ex what happened, they are SUPPOSED to say it was delivered to XXX address. If it was a pure Fed Ex mistake how could they re-direct somebody in just 2 hours to the right destination???
The person who sent the delivery must have given the e-mail address to fedex to inform when delivery or exception to the delivery schedule happens. Fedex probably had no idea there were drugs inside the package. The lady did the right thing, but hopefully the gang does not come after her.
I have, and never will have anything to do with illegal contraband, but if I were going to have marijuana delivered via FedEx, I wouldn't want it sent to my address - I would intentially have it sent to an address where I feel I could retrieve the package without much trouble. Why put my address on record if the marijuana is discovered? Also, I think the woman should have given the package to the man who came to her door. I feel she put herself and her children in more danger by keeping the package. Drug users/traffikers are more likely to leave you alone as long as they get their product.
Well if you're so concerned about the safety of yourself and kids why after you knew it was A LOT of pot would you not just hand it over to the guy that showed up. Then you wouldn't have to worry about paybacks. Seems to me that the lady wanted to smoke some herself and probably sell a little too.
I note that nowhere in the story does it say that FedEx did indeed give the address to the drug dealers, just that she claims they did. I don't understand how she thinks FedEx could have known her address in the first place? If it was delivered to the wrong house, the delivery guy isn't going to write down "Accidentally delivered to 123 Main Street instead of 123 Elm Street". And if she opened the package, I would assume that the package was addressed to her, so the bad guys had her address already. I can't help wondering if the drug dealers used her as an unsuspecting drop, but she can't grasp this and has decided that somehow it's FedEx's fault.
Good points, dahutys. Also, if the package actually had the bad guys address and she had called the police immediately upon discovering the pot it wouldn't take long for the police to obtain a warrant or at least go have a little meet and green with said bad guys. Her story just doesn't add up.
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