Canada Revenue Agency Phishing Email - "Your Tax Calculation Is Ready"

Canada Revenue Agency Phishing Email - Your Tax Calculation Is Ready

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The email messages below, which appear as if they were sent from the Canada Revenue Agency, are fakes. The fake email messages were created by scammers to trick the recipients into sending them their personal, financial and credit card information. The email messages contain links that goes to a fake Canada Revenue Agency website that will ask the scammers' potential victims for their information.information submitted on the bogus website will be send to the scammers behind the scam, who will use it to steal victims' identities or to trick them into sending money.

The Phishing/Fake Canada Revenue Agency Email Messages

From: Canada Revenue Agency

Canada Revenue Agency, Tax refunds & Reclaiming overpaid tax Tax Refund Notification

Msg Ref: 682/CA61839

I have reviewed your income tax liability for the year shown above to see whether you have underpaid or overpaid tax for the year. Our calculation shows that you are eligible to recive a tax refund of $788.00 ready to claim now.

Due to the high volume of tax refund payments you must complete the online application, the telephone help line is very busy at the moment and maybe unable to assist you. We therefore urge applicants to complete the online form.

Please CLAIM NOW [link], make sure your complete the form correctly as any mistake will take more time to process and you tax refund will be processed withhin 6 - 9 working days as claimed.

Canada Revenue Agency.
All rights reserved.

Subject: Message sent to [email address]

Dear customer,

After the last annual calculation of your fiscal activity we have determined that you are eligible to receive a tax refund of $521.51

Please submit the tax refund form on Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) website and allow us 3-5 business days to process the information.

A refund can be delayed for a variety of reasons.

For example submitting invalid records or applying after the deadline.

To access the form for your tax refund, please Click Here [Link removed]

Thank you,
Canada Revenue Agency Online Security Department.

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Canada Revenue Agency Phishing Email - "Your Tax Calculation Is Ready"