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Old 13-07-18, 12:03
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Default Call from HMRC?

Watch out for caller claiming to be from HMRC and threatening legal action if you don't call back. Caller display shows number as 02039620027 but there are probably other numbers they use.

The 'woman ' caller sounds like a robot, and pronounces 'soon' as 'so on'; there are other mispronunciations too.

An obvious SCAM!

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Old 13-07-18, 12:23
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Default Re: Call from HMRC?

If you get a call from HMRC that is not part of an ongoing discussion that you started, it's fake - always.
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Old 13-07-18, 19:59
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Default Re: Call from HMRC?

If I got a call from HMRC, I'd be fairly sure it was a fake as I don't pay income tax! This scam is reported on the Wales Online site:

Scammers claiming to be from HMRC targeting people by phone - Wales Online
Have you been a victim?
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Old 14-10-18, 20:30
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Default Re: Call from HMRC?

I got one of these and it went to voicemail as I missed the call - it did sound robotic. The number it came from though started with 0161.
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