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Scam Mail

Tuesday 18 September, 2018


Scam Mail


What is it?

Scam mail is illegal mail

Scam mail targets the most vulnerable

Scam mail is not normal advertising mail

What to look out for

Is someone you know receiving a large amount of mail?

Are they sending money in response to this mail?

If so, they could be a target of scammers.

Should you be concerned that someone you know is in receipt of scam mail, please contact Royal Mail by:

  • Writing to Royal Mail at FREEPOST SCAM MAIL, enclosing any items that are suspected of being scam mail
  • Calling the Royal Mail Scam Mail Helpline on 0800 0113 466
  • Emailing


For more information on scams and how you can get involved in preventing them please visit


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