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Beware of Phishing Email Purportedly from Inland Revenue Department

Defrauding Tricks

Recently, there are scammers impersonating staff from the Inland Revenue Department and sending fraudulent emails titled “HK-Refund-Online-Confirmation” to the public. The emails provide a hyperlink to another website which may seek to obtain the recipients’ personal particulars and credit card information.


Our Advice

  • Do not connect to any suspicious websites via hyperlinks embedded in emails;

  • Do not click on any links or open any attachments embedded in suspicious emails;

  • Do not input credit card details or security codes to unknown applications or websites;

  • Check out the notice issued by the Inland Revenue Department;

  • If in doubt, please call the “Anti-Scam Helpline 18222” for enquiries.