Friday, 13 August 2010



Today,this email was waiting for me in my inbox:

Tax Refund Notification

After the last annual calculations of your fiscal activity, we have determined that you are eligible to receive a tax refund of 188.50 GBP. Please submit the tax refund request and allow 6-9 days in order to process it.

Click HERE to submit you tax refund request
Note : A refund can be delayed a variety of reasons, for example submitting invalid records or applying after deadline.
Yours Sincerely
HM Revenue & Customs
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Admittedly it's a poorly designed example with terrible grammar and a very amateurish look, but potentially it could gain all of your personal details if you were to follow the links and enter the required fields for account numbers and pin codes etc (these pages look VERY convincing!).So be warned, don't fall for this con.


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