Phishing ..

It's that time of year, lots of people are completing their self assessments and suddenly the scammers are out in force trying to get your personal information and bank information and so many people give it to them without a second thought.  So, as a reminder ... 

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If you think you have been caught out then report it:

  • Forward the email to: phishing@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk
  • Forward the text to:  60599 (charged at your standard network rate)
  • If you believe you have given out personal info then email: security.custcon@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk with the details and speak to your bank too. 

And if you want more information then check out:

https://www.gov.uk/report-suspicious-emails-websites-phishing

As always, if it seems too good to be true .. it probably is!! 

 

Rachael Savage