[BCAB] Scam Warning
lsmithso57 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 14 10:49:43 BST 2019
I recently received a robot voice mail allegedly from HMRC threatening
a prosecution for an unpaid tax bill. In this day and age I fail to
see how anyone could possibly fall for that kind of scam.
Richard Godfrey-McKay via Bcab
writes: > I received a phishing email recently, and forwarded it to >
phishing at hmrc.gsi.gov.uk > HMRC requests that all suspected scams are
reported to that address, and > such requests are acknowledged.
> All the best,
> Richard Godfrey-McKay
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Accessible Computer [mailto:accessiblecomputer at outlook.com]
> Sent: 14 June 2019 09:57
> To: BCAB Discussion List <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Subject: [BCAB] Scam Warning
> I have just received in my imbox a scam message which is worth mentioned
> just because looks very genuine.
> It is contain a reference number, and all other things which makes you to
> think is coming from HMRC for tax return.
> It is clameing to answer for a tax return, which in my case was 450GBP.
> What made me concerned?
> A too short term to clame your money back.
> Investigating further I have discovered in the e-mail details the sender
> being an e-mail from Canada which not make any sence with HMRC uk together.
> Pay attention to such messages and double check all details before clicking
> any link and filling any form with your tax details.
> Best Regards,
> Adrian Tamasan
> Assistive Technology Trainer
> Accessible Computer
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