Monday, 16 November 2020

Attempted Delivery Scam email from fake 'Royal Mail'

At this time of year it is so easy to fall victim to postal or courier scams. A local resident received the following scam email this morning from supposedly ‘Royal Mail.’ 

A big indicator that this is a scam is there is no details of the addressee and the biggest red flag is the email address. As you can see, this most certainly IS NOT Royal Mail. Please be aware of scams like these, especially in the lead up to Christmas.

Needless to say please be aware of such phishing scams or report to Do not click on links or attachments in unexpected or suspicious texts or emails.

You can also report the scam to Action Fraud, the national fraud reporting centre.

For more information visit the authentic Royal Mail help centre.

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