The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Lotto/Lottery

Subject:  HMRC Pending Tax Refund
From:  HMRC <vms@store.com>
Date:  Fri, 15 Apr 2016 05:41:46 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "HMRC Pending Tax Refund" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 15 Apr 2016 05:41:46 -0700 and has been classified as a Lotto/Lottery Scam. The sender was HMRC <vms@store.com>, although it may have been spoofed.

 

Pending Tax Refund

We would like to notify you that you still have an outstanding tax refund of £265.84 from overpaid tax from year ending 2015, despite our previous letters regarding your refund we are yet to receive your claim. Requests for refunds are time limited please use the link below to complete your claim online also note the following:
 
  • You have until the 31st of April 2016 to make your claim
  • Reference No: 2015/94892324/U
  • We can only process a refund for the tax year we have detailed above
 
Start Claim ↣
 
We aim to send repayments within 2 weeks, but it may take longer in some cases. You should wait 4 weeks before contacting us about the payment.
 
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