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PRESS RELEASE

(Source : Information Services Department)

Fraudulent email purportedly issued by Inland Revenue Department

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      The Inland Revenue Department (IRD) today (May 24) alerted members of the public to fraudulent emails purportedly issued by the department from the email account "taxnfo@ird.gov.hk", inviting the recipient to update certain information. The emails provide a hyperlink to a fake IRD website which seeks to obtain the address and password of the recipients' email account.

      The department has no connection with the fraudulent emails and has reported the case to the Police for further investigation. Members of the public are reminded not to open any suspicious email.


Ends/Thursday, May 24, 2018
 Issued at HKT 18:30

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