Tax Rebate scam containing PDF attachment – BEWARE

HMRC have warned of a new phishing campaign advising customers they need to ‘download a PDF attachment’ in order to receive a tax refund. The PDF attachment contains a link to a phishing site requesting personal or financial information.

Under no circumstances should you respond to the email or download the attachment. If you do receive such an email HMRC have requested that you forward it to: phishing@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk and then delete it.