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(Source : Information Services Department)

Fraudulent email purportedly issued by Inland Revenue Department

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      The Inland Revenue Department (IRD) today (July 16) alerted members of the public to a fraudulent email purportedly issued by the department from the email account "revenue@inland.department.hk", inviting the recipient to claim tax refund. The email provides a hyperlink to a fake IRD website which seeks to obtain the recipient's personal particulars and credit card information.

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

 

Ends/Monday, July 16, 2018
Issued at HKT 19:00

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