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#153522 - 16th Apr 2007 9:01pm Parcel For Collection
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Parcel For Collection

One of the many variations is this.

A Card may be pushed through your door saying you
have a parcel for collection.

Or a delivery note through the door, but either way
to get you to call the number on the card.

The Number can be a High Premium Number, 1.50 per min
or higher.

And there is no Parcel.
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#153523 - 16th Apr 2007 9:34pm Re: Parcel For Collection [Re: Mark]
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Cheers for that Mark.

Better watch out for this.

Any info on what the cards look like or the name of the company on them?
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#153528 - 16th Apr 2007 11:14pm Re: Parcel For Collection [Re: BMW Joe]
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Can be anything Joe... the scam has been going on all over the country for years, it not a localised problem or isolated set of incidents.

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#153530 - 16th Apr 2007 11:17pm Re: Parcel For Collection [Re: MattLFC]
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Fair enough.

I've never had one through my door as of yet!
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#153532 - 16th Apr 2007 11:25pm Re: Parcel For Collection [Re: BMW Joe]
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Neither have I... but it is a problem that happens thats for sure - its been on many tv programs, including watchdog and the real hustle.

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