Email claims that, after a final tax calculation, you are due a refund from UK tax agency HMRC. It urges you to click a link to claim your return.
UK based building society Nationwide is warning customers about fraudulent text messages that use the company’s name.
Scammers posing as law-enforcement officers are cold-calling people and tricking them into paying over the phone to resolve supposedly outstanding warrants. The scammers warn victims that, if they don’t pay the requested fee, police may come to their home and arrest them.
In recent years, reloadable debit card phone scams have become more and more common, especially in the United States. In this scam, criminals try to trick victims into purchasing or reloading a pre-paid debit card such as a Green Dot card and then calling them back and providing card details
Tech support phone scams have now been targeting Internet users around the world for a number of years. Despite wide-spread publicity about these scams, they continue to gain new victims every day. So, I thought it time to revisit the topic.
Brief Analysis: America’s Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is warning about yet another tactic being used by phone scammers. Rather than threaten victims with arrest if they do not immediately pay a supposedly outstanding tax ...
Australians are receiving automated phone messages purporting to be from the tax office that claim they will be arrested for tax evasion and tax avoidance if they do not call a specified ‘hotline’ number.
Scammers pretending to be government taxation officials continue to target residents in several countries including the US, the UK, Canada, and Australia. Typically, the scammers cold call and claim that you owe a substantial sum of money ...
Fraud prevention organisation Financial Fraud Action UK is warning consumers about a new take on the traditional tech-support phone scam. The scammers cold call you and claim that there is a problem with your computer or ...
In a new twist on the typical ‘arrest warrant’ phone scam, residents in Ohio have reported receiving bogus phone calls that seemingly come from the US emergency number 911.