‘This is a text from Royal Mail…..’

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'This is a text from Royal Mail.....'
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Well actually, it isn’t.  And if you ‘click on one’ as invited, you could soon be handing over access to all your banking details.  Darren Ward of HCC Trading Standards explains how the scammers use a simple text about an undelivered package (supposedly from Royal Mail or Amazon or DPD or…..) to get into your bank account and take whatever they like.  Find out how to avoid a disaster.  Scams awareness fortnight runs from 14 to 27 June 2021.