Monday, 30 October 2006
Mail Delivery Scam
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 0306 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 phone call. 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.