Cowart's Common Room
Postal Scam

Can you circulate this around.
Especially as Christmas 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 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 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

Posted at 11th Nov 2009 - 06:59AM   Posted by Blossomcottage   Postal Scam Comments: 7

Pipany's Avatar Oh it makes me so cross! Thank you for the warning though Blossom x

Posted by: Pipany on 11th Nov 2009 at 07:24AM

Faith's Avatar Thanks Blossom

Posted by: Faith on 11th Nov 2009 at 08:48AM

Fennie's Avatar Thanks, Blossom. I've also received several emails telling me that I have an uncollected parcel. Clearly hoaxes.

Posted by: Fennie on 11th Nov 2009 at 09:36AM

Withy Brook's Avatar Thanks for the warning.

Posted by: Withy Brook on 11th Nov 2009 at 09:45AM

BBC Watchdog did a big feature on this scam not so long back, its very wide spread Sad

Posted by: Zoe on 11th Nov 2009 at 10:34AM

Westerwitch's Avatar Thank you Blossom - I hate the fact that humans feel it necessary to prey on each other . . . sad state of affairs.

Posted by: Westerwitch on 11th Nov 2009 at 11:14AM

Camilla's Avatar Oh my goodness, thank you for alerting us to this Blossom.

Posted by: Camilla on 11th Nov 2009 at 01:17PM

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