Scottish students targeted in tax return scam as HMRC warn against fake emails

Scottish university students have been warned after a spike in the number of attempts to defraud them with fake tax refund emails.

HMRC is warning that fraudsters have ramped up their efforts in sending seemingly legitimate emails, from university addresses such as '@uc.ac.uk' to avoid detection.

Students at Aberdeen University are among the most likely to be targeted in the whole of the UK, with HMRC urging youngsters to be vigilant to avoid being defrauded.

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source: Daily Record

2018-11-17 12:59
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