HMRC telephone scam
06 September 2016
We have been alerted to another new telephone scam where bogus callers pose as both HMRC ML investigators and bank officials.
According to HMRC they work together to add credibility to their request for banking details.
HMRC takes security very seriously and this is a further reminder that you need to be alert. If you cannot verify the identity of the person making the call you should not disclose your personal details.
You should report these incidents on the Action Fraud website or you can call them on 0300 123 2040 (Please note this number will be charged at your normal network rate). They are open Monday to Friday 09:00 - 18:00.
To learn more about dealing with phishing and scams visit GOV.UK.