WARNING: Fraudulent HMRC VAT Email

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Please be aware that should you receive an email from from HMRC's usual "no reply" email address with the wording below, DO NOT open the attachment and IMMEDIATELY delete the email. Having spoken to HMRC they have confirmed that this is a fraudulent email and contains a virus. They are also recommending that you run your virus scan to ensure you have not already been infected by this email.

Subject: Successful Receipt of Online Submission for Reference XXXXX

Thank you for sending your VAT Return online. The submission for reference XXXX was successfully received on 2013-04-15 T11:42:26 and is being processed. Make VAT Returns is just one of the many online services we offer that can save you time and paperwork.

For the latest information on your VAT Return please open attached report.

The original of this email was scanned for viruses by the Government Secure Intranet virus scanning service supplied by Cable&Wireless Worldwide in partnership with MessageLabs. (CCTM Certificate Number 2009/09/0052.) On leaving the GSi this email was certified virus free.

Communications via the GSi may be automatically logged, monitored and/or recorded for legal purposes. 

Kerry Kelly
22 April 2013

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