Sunday, September 19, 2021

Eight suspects busted in raid on “residence supply” scamming operation – Bare Safety

Police in the UK have announced the arrest of eight suspected “home delivery” scammers in a bunch of early-morning raids across the south of England.

The aptly if not catchily named DCPCU, short for Dedicated Card and Payment Crime Unit, is the law enforcement group behind these busts.

As you can imagine, more people than ever are relying on home deliveries during the coronavirus pandemic.

Sadly, cybercriminals have been quick to join in, using the very simple but effective ploy of emailing or texting you to say that “your parcel couldn’t be delivered.”