HMRC warns of fake email threat to the public

HM Revenue & Customs has warned of an email scam
that attempts to gain bank details from taxpayers.

The fake email shows a potential tax rebate from ‘HMRC
Premier Services’ on the premise of handing over bank details to receive the
rebate, but is not a legitimate message from the taxman.

HMRC encourages the public to protect themselves by looking at advice
available at

Further reading:

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identity theft

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