i received this e.mail today from my work, does anyone know if this is a genuine warning or a fake out, thanks
The following information has been sent out by Royal Mail regarding a current premium rate telephone scam.
Royal Mail have advised that it is a genuine scam; if you receive a card from PDS do not contact them - call your local trading standards agency.
If you receive a card through your door from a company called PDS (Parcel Delivery Service) saying that they have a parcel awaiting delivery instructions and can you contact them on 0906 661 1911 DO NOT call the 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 0207 239 6655 or ICTIS at http://www.icstis.org.uk
or your local trading standards office.
ICTIS have the following information about this number:
This is a card posted through your letterbox from PDS Parcel Delivery suggesting that they were unable to deliver a parcel and to call the premium rate number in question. This service costs £1.50 per minute. This service is under investigation by ICSTIS.
Please be aware of this scam.
Should you receive a card from this company please follow the above instructions