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COVID-19 scams: HMRC related phishing emails and bogus contact

Client Support
Stuart Proudfoot
07/07/2020
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As we hear of more and more HMRC-related phishing emails and bogus text messaging scams, it is important to stay vigilant during these unprecedented times.

HMRC are aware of a number of different scams using email, SMS and phone, and the following link provides some up-to-date examples of scams HMRC are currently aware of -  Examples of HMRC related phishing emails and bogus contact  - which clearly set out some of the warning signs to be aware of. 

To help in their investigations, you should report all HMRC related phishing emails and bogus text messages. Even if you get the same or similar phishing email or text message often, email it to  phishing@hmrc.gov.uk  and then delete it.

Do not open attachments or click any links in an email or text message, as they may contain malicious software or direct you to a bogus website.

Of course, as a Rickard Luckin client you can as well speak with your usual RL contact who will also be able to assist in identifying any HMRC-related communications that may look fraudulent. 

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