[BCAB] Scam Warning

David Reynolds david at dkreynolds.plus.com
Fri Jun 14 11:13:21 BST 2019


Les,

I had several similar calls telling me my IP address had been compromised,
and that I might be arrested if I didn't speak to a BT technical officer.
I'm certain that telecoms could do a lot more than they actually do about
such calls,

David.

-----Original Message-----
From: Les Smithson <lsmithso57 at gmail.com> 
Sent: 14 June 2019 10:50
To: BCAB Discussion List <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
Subject: Re: [BCAB] Scam Warning


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
 > Richard Godfrey-McKay
 > Telephone: 01738-445-880
 > if you haven't called before you may be asked to identify yourself by the
> Truecall call screening service
 > Mobile: 07791 452 593	
 >
 > -----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  >  > Hi,  > 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
 > M: 07788241125
 > W: https://www.accessiblecomputer.co.uk
 > Skype ID: accessible.computer
 > TW: @AccessibleCompu
 > FB: http://www.facebook.com/AccessibleComputerTraining
 >
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