Scam mail can include fake competitions and prize draws.  It mostly originates from overseas and is hard to detect.  If you suspect that you or anyone you know is in receipt of scam mail, the Royal Mail wishes you to contact them 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; or
  • Emailing