Revenue warns of e-mail seeking personal information

The Revenue Commissioners have warned of the existence of a fraudulent e-mail purporting to come from Revenue seeking personal information from taxpayers in connection with a tax refund. The e-mail asks the recipient to submit personal details including date of birth and debit/credit card details. This e-mail did not issue from Revenue.

The Revenue Commissioners never send e-mails which require customers to send personal information via e-mail or pop-up windows.

Anyone who receives an e-mail purporting to be from Revenue and suspects it to be fraudulent or a scam is asked to forward it to [email protected]. Alternatively recipients can contact their tax district to check the status of any refund that may be due.

Anyone who provided bank information in response to these e-mails should contact his/her bank or credit card company immediately.

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