Scam Alert

Alert message sent 17/11/2020 10:58:00

Information sent on behalf of Cheshire Constabulary

Hello resident,
                      please see below information on a current scam.  Information supplied by Halton trading standards.
Scam text messages to pick up your parcel
With consumers purchasing more items online and getting those items delivered to home or to delivery points (such as shops) during the new national restrictions (lockdown), scammers have tailored their scams to this situation. Consumers in Halton have been receiving text messages addressed to them, stating their parcel is ready to pick up, with a link to click on. This is a scam, do not click on the link, simply delete the message.

If you or somebody you know has been caught out by a scam or fraud please contact one of Halton Trading Standards specialist officers, Linda or Sue on 0151 511 8785 or 0151 511 8775, who are already working with people in Halton who have lost thousands of pounds to scams.

Message sent by
Paul Mines (Police, Community Support Officer, Widnes PCSO)

Message tag words

Back to previous page
Click here to tweet this message to your followers

Discuss this alert message

Please see terms below before using this feature
Please be aware that the facility above is a Facebook service, posting your views will make some of your Facebook information visible to everyone (as with any Facebook activity).

The system administrators (VISAV Limited) monitor the content added. Any misuse or objectionable material should be reported to

The views expressed do not represent the views of the system administrators who are VISAV Limited, the Police, Neighbourhood Watch and other Information Provider using this service.

© 2021 Cheshire West and Chester. All rights reserved.