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Scam callers pretend to be from the Inland Revenue

Scam callers pretend to be from the Inland Revenue

Published by Grace Mcgachy
2:41pm 24th January 2020.

Failure to appear at the Magistrates Court will result in the suspension of your National Insurance Number.

The worrying automated phone call some people have been getting in Norfolk.

Trading standards are asking us not to dial the number provided or to give anyone our bank or personal details. 

 

The calls claim to be from the Inland Revenue. 

You are encouraged to call a number to "resolve" the issue. 

Norfolk Trading Standards said on Facebook: 

"Do not telephone the number provided, or provide anyone with your personal details, including your bank or credit card information.

HMRC is aware of these automated phone call scams."

To help their investigations you should report full details of the scam by email to phishing@hmrc.gov.uk, including the:

  • Date of the call
  • Phone number used
  • Content of the call

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