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Postal Scam

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Posts: 1,699
Registered: 30-07-2007

Postal Scam

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Postal Scam:
Can you circulate this around especially as Xmas is fast approaching - it has been confirmed by Royal Mail. The Trading Standards Office are making people aware of the following scam:
A card is posted through your door from a company called PDS (Parcel Delivery Service) suggesting that they were unable to deliver a parcel and that you need to contact the m on 0906 6611911 (a Premium rate number).
DO NOT call this number, as this is a mail scam originating from Belize .
If you call the number and you start to hear a recorded message you will already have been billed £315 for the phone call.
If you do receive a card with these details, then please contact Royal Mail Fraud on 020 7239 6655.
 
For more information, see the Crime Stoppers website:
 
http://www.crimestoppers-uk.org/crime-prevention/helping-prevent-crime/scams/postal-delivery-scam

In order to try and prevent me getting a dozen copies of this again this year, can I let people know that this particular hoax has been doing the rounds for about 6 years.  It is a hoax email, and although there was a modicum of truth to it 6 years ago, there isn't now. - for more information, have a look at Hoax-slayer.
John
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David_W
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Re: Postal Scam

The link you're after is this one Smiley
Community Veteran
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Registered: 30-07-2007

Re: Postal Scam

No - it's this one   Wink
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Re: Postal Scam

Lol I was just about to post a link too  Wink
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