Beware bogus emails from your taxman offering you the chance to claim a tax refund
Crooks are being blocked from duping victims into handing over their bank details by sending them emails that appear to be from the taxman.
The Government has launched a major crackdown on online criminals that impersonate official email addresses to lure savers into handing over financial information.
Criminals have been sending fake emails from HM Revenue and Customs, which end with gov.uk, which is the sign-off used by all government departments.
The emails invite recipients to claim a tax refund by replying with their bank details but instead this information is used to raid the... read more
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