Royal Mail Scam Alert

Royal Mail has warned people about fake text and email scams currently doing the rounds.

Scam texts and emails are being sent targeting people’s bank accounts.

The messages ask customers to give up their personal and bank information by telling them they’ll otherwise fail to have their parcel delivered.

One of the scams is circulating by text and email, which tell people to make payments to make sure their parcels can get delivered.

It links to a fake Royal Mail website to trick people into giving their details.

Protect your information

Never send sensitive, personal information, security details or credit card numbers by email

Never click on a link in an email or text if you are unsure about it, especially if it asks for personal financial information, this might attempt to install malware on to your computer

Make sure you have a spam filter on your email account

If you have been a victim of fraud please report to Action Fraud 0300 123 2040 or Citizens Advice Consumer Helpline 0808 223 1133.