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  1. I recieved this the other week,i sent it to my son in the UK to check it out for me,and yes it was a scam,i was pretty sure it was a scam because i havnt paid tax in the UK for 25 years,and when they ask for credit card details alarm bells rang straight away with me,cheeky cnuts, 8)
    This is it,

    From: HM Revenue & Customs <[email protected]>
    Sent: Friday, July 24, 2009 6:11:09 PM
    Subject: 2008 - 2009 Recalculation of you tax refund

    Tax return 2008 - 2009
    2008 - 2009 Recalculation of you tax refund
    Local Office no. 182 24/July/2009
    TAX REFUND NUMBER: UK52/288194HMRC29/158

    ATTN: Dear Applicant

    After the last annual calculation of your fiscal activity we have determined that you are eligible to receive a tax refund of 344.79 GBP
    Your TRN (TAX REFUND NUMBER): UK52/288194HMRC29/158, complete the tax return form attached to this message.
    After completing the form, submit the form by clicking the SUBMIT button on form and allow us 5-9 business days in order to process it.

    Our head office address can be found on our web site at http://www.hmrc.co.uk/

    Note: For security reasons, we recommend that you close your browser after you have finished accessing your refund status.
    - For security reasons, we will record your ip-address and date.
    - Deliberate wrong inputs are criminally pursued and indicted.

    Jennifer Brough
    Tax Credit Officer
    PR1 0SB
    Telephone: 0845 300 3900
    Opening hours:
    8.00 am to 8.00 pm, seven days a week
  2. Probably another 419 scam from our 'friends' on the big southern continent !

    For info, the email address / web address from HMRC would end in ".gov.uk"

    I work in a government building, and recently we've had people (from Brazil & Argentina lately) arrive here to claim 'substantial wins', but only if they pay funds up front (and who have apparently done so :roll: ) to release these wins.

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