Monday, February 27, 2012

E-mail Fraud

The following e-mail is a fraud. Please do not click the link and divulge your bank details. The Tax Department doesn't need the info. The same is already collected in the filing form that you submitted.

Income Tax Department
13:07 (8 hours ago)
to me

Dear Valued Taxpayer,

We have reviewed your tax fiscal payment for previous years and have resolved that you are qualified for a refund of the sum of 34,120.05 INR which is your accumulated tax excesses. Please submit a tax refund request and allow us to process it within 10(ten) working days.

To submit a request CLICK HERE (links to

We appreciate taking the time to learn about our tax refund. It's one more way Income tax department can make your tax payment experience better.
Endeavor to fill in your Information correctly,to enable us make refund to your account without any delay.

Refund can be delayed for some reasons:
  • Applying after deadline of notification.
  • Submitting incorrect account information.
Tax-Refund Department
Department of revenue,
Ministry of finance, lndia.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thanks for posting a blog on this topic. I also received a similar email on 27/Feb/2012 and it looked very suspicious because the link provided in the email was pointing to Hope nobody else falls for this scam..