Scam/Phishing email from the 'Post Office': for info only.

Discussion in 'The Intelligence Cell' started by FourZeroCharlie, Jan 21, 2013.

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  1. Just had this pop up in my off-world email:


    Subject: Post Office Tax Rebate
    Date: January, 20, 2013

    After the last annual calculation of your fiscal activity we have
    determined that you are eligible to receive a tax rebate of: £ 143.24

    Regarding this, please download and fill out the form in order to
    process your tax rebate.

    Please allow us 3 to 7 days to process your refunds.

    Our head office address can be found on our web site at

    Thank you,
    Post Office Limited
    Alice Perkins
    Copyright 2013 The Post Office

    A quick call to Post Office call centre and Dwayne the Trainee (bless him-his voice has'nt broken yet) tells me that there are a slack handful of these being reported. work here is done.
  2. Do you pay your tax to the post office?

    I know that they do a lot of things that have nothing to do with posting stuff but tax returns?

    Mind you I bet they get at least a few results otherwise they wouldn't keep doing it.

  3. I do. I prefer it to sending a cheque in the post. It's instant and you get a receipt.
  4. Brotherton Lad

    Brotherton Lad LE Reviewer

    Fiscal activity? Sounds interesting; are you smuggling rum into Cornwall?
  5. Thanks for the info. You would have to be a bit of a fool to fall for this one, but there are a lot of greedy people out there and some will go for it.