Latest Potential Scam

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We’ve received this from a contact at Lloyds TSB, just passing details on

Postal Scam:

Can you circulate this around especially as Christmas is fast approaching.

This scam 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 them 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

Stay safe this Christmas (and the rest of the year) be aware that some scams seem genuine but can cost you hundreds, or thousands in cash and even worse – you could be a victim of identity theft.

Keep your personal details safe and NEVER share passwords with anyone.

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