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HMRC is aware of a phishing campaign telling customers they can claim for the fourth Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grant as support during the coronavirus pandemic.
Do not reply to the email and do not open any links in the message. The email has been issued in various formats like the one below:
See here for an examples of the scams: Examples of HMRC related phishing emails, suspicious phone calls and texts - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
There are also text scams:
‘Due to the new lockdown support plan’ SMS
HMRC is aware of coronavirus text scams telling customers they are entitled to funding due to the new lockdown support plan. Do not reply to the text and do not open any links in the message.
‘COVID-19 refund’ SMS
Report suspicious HMRC emails, text messages and phone calls here: Report suspicious HMRC emails, text messages and phone calls - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
06 Feb 2024
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