Recognising phishing emails and texts from HMRC

We often hear of phishing scams involving apparent communication from HMRC.

Phishing is the fraudulent act of emailing a person in order to obtain their personal or financial information such as passwords and credit card or bank account details. These emails often include a link to a bogus website encouraging you to enter your personal details.

HMRC have just updated their guidance; explaining how to recognise genuine contact from them, and how to tell when an email or text message is phishing or bogus.

Click here to read the guidance.

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