Could you fall victim to a parcel text scam? This is Money podcast on the new wave of fraud as delieveries boom










As Britain’s streets are filled with drivers whizzing deliveries around, there’s a new top scam in town.

Parcel and package delivery scams are the most common type of ‘smishing’ text messages, a report said this week.

Fraudsters are sneaking into people’s text messages, pretending to be couriers that missed you while you were out, or need to arrange or rearrange a delivery. Click the link and you could end up being scammed.

This is being enabled by the wave of online deliveries in the pandemic, as online shopping stepped up a number of gears, and the somewhat chaotic…

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