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A "HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)" Scam
From: HM Revenue & Customs – HMRC
Sent: 25/11/2016 11:35
Subject: GOV.UK Payment Confirmation
HM Revenue & Customs
Dear [email address removed] - HMRC has determined that you are eligible to receive a tax refund of £156.39 overpaid tax from year ending 2016. In order to receive your refund, you need to create a Government Gateway account.
The tax summaries are new this year, and are for information only. There is no need to contact HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), and please don’t reply to this email. If you would like to comment on your tax summary, please do so online at www.gov.uk/annual-tax-summary.
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