Royal Mail and The Trading Standards Office are maling 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). 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 doreceive a card with these details, then please contact Royal Mail Fraud on 020 7239 6655. For more information see the Crime Stoppers website

Please be aware that the premium rate number may change but nevertheless do not call any number stated on a card from PDS.

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