Scammers are targeting students with fake tax refunds using ‘university emails’

University students have been warned by HMRC that fraudsters are targeting them with large numbers of fake tax scams.

Thousands of fraud reports have been made within the space of a few weeks, with the fraudsters using seemingly legitimate university email addresses to appear convincing – such as ‘@uc.ac.uk’.

The fake emails promise people they are owed some money in the form of a tax rebate from the government.

Fraudulent emails and texts will regularly include links...
source: Metro

2018-11-17 12:56
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