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HMRC text message scams
« on: Saturday, 20 April, 2019 @ 03:30:22 »
HMRC: Beware of tax rebate text message scams

In April and May, the government body says, fraudsters target vulnerable people with fake messages to coincide with the time legitimate rebates are being processed.

Because younger adults typically manage their finances via their mobile phones, they can be particularly susceptible to an approach via text message, HMRC warns.

Last Spring, HMRC received 250,000 reports of such scams.