Articles by John Rowe
Be careful and watch out - there are two new email phishing scams that have been reported by the IRD. Do not reply to them. See below for more details.
First Scam Email
"We are pleased to inform you that upon review of your fiscal activity we have determined that you are eligible to receive a tax refund of NZD 54.90 under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Please submit the tax refund request and allow us 3-6 days in order to process it."
The link directs you to a fake Inland Revenue webpage. The objective is to encourage visitors to enter their information. Anyone entering these details can have their personal banking identity stolen.
Second Email Scam
"After the last annual calculations of your fiscal activity, we have determined that you are eligible to receive a tax refund of 1288.50 NZ Dollars. Please submit the tax refund request and allow us 2-5 days in order to process it.
Click Here to submit your tax refund request
We wish you a Merry Christmas"
This email also links to a fake Inland Revenue website that aims to steal your personal information.
What to Do
If you receive any of these emails do not follow the link or enter any personal information onto the site. You should forward the emails to [email protected] and then delete them.
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