Phishing Scams

HMRC have updated their guidance on so-called 'Phishing' scams targeting taxpayers in an effort to fraudulently obtain personal information from them.

In an effort to address this problem and increase awareness of taxpayers to the scams, HMRC have set-up a 'Phishing' section on its website. The page can be found by visiting the link below.

The way in which the fraudsters operate varies and the website details recent scams which include the issue of ‘fake’ forms, payment demands and details of fake departmental names.

 
One scam advises individuals that they are entitled to a tax rebate. The email tries to coax individuals to complete a form disclosing their bank or credit card details, on the understanding that the ‘repayment’ will be paid directly into their bank account.
 
If you receive any correspondence which you believe is suspicious, please do contact us.
 
Internet link: HMRC phishing

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