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HMRC Handles 1,000 Tax Fraud Emails Every Day Cautionary Tales, Latest Articles, Tax & Accountancy

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"HMRC have issued reassurances over phishing emails"

Fraudsters are sending out thousands of bogus emails to try to trick taxpayers to give out their bank details in return for HM Revenue and Customs refunds.

HMRC fraud investigators are handling around 1,000 reports of scam email every day and close down 100 fraudulent web sites run every month.

The problem is escalating as the number of reports has surged by 300 per cent in the last 12 months.

The phishing emails look to come from HMRC but links lead to a clone of the tax man’s web site. Continue reading HMRC Handles 1,000 Tax Fraud Emails Every Day


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