IT Services Alerts - Fraudulent Email from 'Irish Tax & Customs'

First Posted: Friday, 17th December, 10.30am

Several users have reported receiving the email outlined below. Please ignore this email should you receive it as it is fraudulent and is a 'phishing' attempt. The email should be deleted. If you have replied to this email please report to the IS Services Helpdesk at the earliest opportunity. An overview of the email content is provided below.

IS Services Helpdesk

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From: Irish Tax & Customs []
Sent: 15 December 2010 19:10
Subject: Please Submit Your Payment Refund 3064

Dear Applicant:

Following an upgrade of our computer systems and review of our records we have investigated your payments and latest tax returns over the last seven years  our calculations show that you have made over payments of 270.50 Euro

Due to the high volume of refunds you must complete the online application, the telephone help line is unable to assist with this application. In oder to process your refund you will need to complete the application.Your refund may take up to 6 weeks to process please make sure you complete the form correctly.

As we are upgrading our records we require the completed form showing your full current details by 28.12.2010

To access the form for your tax refund, please click here:

S. M.Roberts
Senior Manager
Revenue Irish Tax & Custom

© Copyright 2010, Revenue Irish Tax & Customs All rights reserved.

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