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Another SCAM PHISHING email from scammers who cannot spell !!

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Another SCAM PHISHING email from scammers who cannot spell !!

Another SCAM PHISHING   email from scammers who cannot spell !!
Forwarded to    phishing@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk    

HMRC
Tax Refund Notification
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
Date: 07/04/2014
Dear Applicant:
Following an upgrade of our computer systems and review of our records we have investigated your
payments and latest tax returns over the last three years our calculation show that that your have made
over payments of GBP 253.52
Due to high volume of refunds due you must complete the online application, the telephone help
line is unable to assist with this application. In order to process your refund you will need to coplete
the application form attached to this email.Your refund may take up to 6 weeks to process,please make sure
you complete the form correctly.
NOTE: If you've received an Income Tax 'repayment' it will either be following a claim you've made
or becouse HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has received new information about your taxable
income or entitlement to allowances. The refund may come through your tax code or as a payment and
could relate to the current tax year or earlier years.
An Income Tax repayments is a refund of tax that you've overpaid.So, if you've paid too much tax for
example through your job or pension this year or in previous years HMRC will send you a repayment.
You'll get the repayment by bank transfer directly in your credit or debit card.
Sincerely,
David Walter
HMRC Tax Credit Office
TAX REFUND ID: UK381716209-HMRC
Copyright 2014, HM Revenue & Customs UK All rights reserved.
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Re: Another SCAM PHISHING email from scammers who cannot spell !!

The trouble is the spelling mistakes make it all the more believable that it is a real government letter.
Infinity
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Re: Another SCAM PHISHING email from scammers who cannot spell !!

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
Recognising and reporting phishing/bogus emails
http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/security/reporting.htm

Which I found by Googling HMRC Phishing.
If in doubt, never click on a link, type in the address manually is their advice.
(Yes, I know I've posted a link !!)
jab1
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Re: Another SCAM PHISHING email from scammers who cannot spell !!

Another thing to remember HMRCnever send notification by anything other than snail-mail.
John