for UK residents
Royal Mail 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
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 £15 for the
If you do receive a card with these details, then please
contact Royal Mail Fraud on 02072396655 or ICSTIS (the premium rate
service regulator) at www.icstis.org.uk <http://www.icstis.org.uk/>
or your local trading standards office.
This is a genuine scam and is under investigation by ICSTIS