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Be careful out there…..

27 February 2013 No Comment

We’ve been talking to a number of clients who have had the following message – all were impressed by it’s potential legitimacy but none luckily clicked on the attachment which is a zip file and very probably contains a virus – be careful out there…….

To: XXXXXXXX (there was a proper address here….)
Subject: Tax Refund New Message Alert!

TAX RETURN FOR THE YEAR 2013
RECALCULATION OF YOUR TAX REFUND
HMRC 2010-2011
LOCAL OFFICE No. 3819
TAX CREDIT OFFICER: Lisa Frank
TAX REFUND ID NUMBER: 381716209
REFUND AMOUNT: 244.79 GBP

Dear Applicant,

The contents of this email and any attachments are confidential and as
applicable, copyright in these is reserved to HM Revenue & Customs.
Unless expressly authorised by us, any further dissemination or distribution
of this email or its attachments is prohibited.

If you are not the intended recipient of this email, please reply to inform
us that you have received this email in error and then delete it without
retaining any copy.

I am sending this email to announce: After the last annual calculation of
your fiscal activity we have determined that you are eligible to receive a
tax refund of 244.79 GBP

You have attached the tax return form with the TAX REFUND NUMBER
ID: 381716209,
complete the tax return form attached to this message.

After completing the form, please submit the form by clicking the SUBMIT
button on form and allow us 5-9 business days in order to process it.

Our head office address can be found on our web site at HM Revenue &
Customs: http://www.hmrc.gov.uk

Sincerely,

Lisa Frank
HMRC Tax Credit Office
Preston
TAX REFUND ID: UK381716209-HMRC

C Copyright 2013, HM Revenue & Customs UK All rights reserved.

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