Legal Case Scam Call Impersonating HMRC

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01147001029 is just one of the many telephone numbers being used by scammers who are impersonating HMRC. The scammers claim the recipients need to pay outstanding taxes and threaten legal action or arrest if the recipients do not call back. HMRC is aware of an automated phone call scam which will tell you HMRC is filing a lawsuit against you, and to press one to speak to a caseworker to make a payment. This scam has been widely reported and often targets elderly and vulnerable people. If you have received scam calls from 01147001029, please share your experience in the comment section below.

Legal Case Scam Call Impersonating HMRC
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Other scam calls may offer a tax refund and request you to provide your bank or credit card information. If you cannot verify the identity of the caller, do not speak to them.

If you’ve been a victim of the scam and suffered financial loss, report it to Action Fraud.

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