Don’t action any emails purporting to be the ATO offering a refund

Keep an eye out for scam emails which are promising refunds from the ATO or any Australian Government Department.

The latest scam email has the subject of “Refund” and a number which gives the impression that it is related to a transaction or file case number.

Clue’s that identify this email as a scam are:

  • Incorrect sender address
  • Poor grammar
  • Failure to address the recipient by name
  • Promise of money

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Clicking on the link will take you to a scammers website where they will try and obtain personal information.