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docurley Apr 4, 2006

  1. docurley

    docurley Moderator Staff Member Moderator

    We have received the information below from the City of London Police


    -----Original Message-----
    From: City of London Police [mailto:csbe@vocal.uk.com]
    Sent: 04 April 2006 12:06
    To: Allenby Andrew
    Subject: Information From Royal Mail

    The following information has been received from the Royal Mail regarding a current premium rate telephone scam. It has been assessed by them as a genuine scam.

    "Royal Mail have advised that it is a genuine scam; if you receive a card from PDS do not contact them - call your local trading standards agency
    If you receive a card through your door from a company call PDS (Parcel Delivery Service) saying that they have a parcel awaiting delivery instructions and can you contact them on 0906 6611911 DO NOT call the 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 £15 for the phone call.
    If you do receive a card with these details, then please contact Royal Mail Fraud on 02072396655 or ICTIS at <<http://www.icstis.org.uk>> <http://www.icstis.org.uk> or your local trading standards office.
    This is a genuine scam. ICTIS have the following information about this number.
    This is a card posted through your letter box from PDS Parcel Delivery suggesting that they were unable to deliver a parcel and to call the premium rate number in question. This service costs £1.50 per minute. This service is under investigation by ICSTIS.
    Please be aware of this scam and forward this information to as many as possible.
    Should you receive a card from this company please follow the above instructions."

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  2. NEiLS3LK51

    NEiLS3LK51 Member

    My dad got this at christmas, saying he'd won a digital camera and he had to phone to rearrange delivery.

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