Please be aware of the Royal Mail scam

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I received the text earlier. Please be aware that the text is a scam.

Story of a drama student being defrauded
https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.b...ngham-56500599

Bit more about it:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-56496203

Do not click the link on the text. Do not enter your bank details.

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Thank you for spreading awareness <3
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Ah nice to see they scammers have finally got around to realising RM exists. This being a common as dirt one for things like FedEx et al.
Pity that it usually ends up defrauding the elderly and those least competent to spot it as bogus though. Vermin who perpetrate such things.
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(Original post by Chronoscope)
I received the text earlier. Please be aware that the text is a scam.

Story of a drama student being defrauded
https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.b...ngham-56500599

Bit more about it:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-56496203

Do not click the link on the text. Do not enter your bank details.

Thank you for listening to my TED Talk
omg I got this as well, I was so confused like bich wat?
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omg I got this as well, I was so confused like bich wat?
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I was like 'well i haven't ordered any parcels' aside from my parents getting dog food so there'd be no reason fkr them to contact me :nah:
Unfortunately people do fall for them though :sad:
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(Original post by Chronoscope)
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I was like 'well i haven't ordered any parcels' aside from my parents getting dog food so there'd be no reason fkr them to contact me :nah:
Unfortunately people do fall for them though :sad:
I was like “did I order a Chanel bag and just forget about it”
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I always struggle to work out how anyone is actually gullible enough to fall for these things.

I’ve had loads of scam texts during lockdown!
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I always struggle to work out how anyone is actually gullible enough to fall for these things.

I’ve had loads of scam texts during lockdown!
Old people. The same ones who make fun of young people for not knowing how to work a rotary phone or whatever.
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Old people. The same ones who make fun of young people for not knowing how to work a rotary phone or whatever.
We should start giving old people lessons in online security when they buy smartphones then! It’s easily prevented.
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