Parcel Delivery Service Scam (April 2006) - If you receive a card through your door from a company call PDS (Parcel Delivery Service) saying that they have a parcel awaiting delivery instructions and can you contact them on 0906 6611911 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 02072396655 or ICTIS at http://www.icstis.org.uk <http://www.icstis.org.uk> or your local trading standards office.
This is a genuine scam. ICTIS have the following information about this number. This is a card posted through your letter box 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 and forward this information to as many as possible. Should you receive a card from this company please follow the above instructions
THEFT - THURSDAY 11 JANUARY 2006 - Sadly have to report a opportunist theft in the village on Thursday Evening between 6.30 and 7.30pm where the householder was upstairs bathing children and a theif entered through a rear door and stole a handbag from a kitchen table. PLEASE be on your guard DO NOT leave anything valuable in sight, no matter for how long!