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Scam email about ‘Incorrect tax refund 2017’

8 June 2018

Scammers have crafted rather clever emails pretending to come from the Dutch Tax and Customs Administration. Their aim: to con people out of nearly €300.

The email informs recipients that they received an erroneous tax refund, to the tune of € 297.95. The cause it said to be a system error in December 2017. The recipients are asked to repay the amount to an ING bank number given in the email.

Here’s an example of the e-mail (click to enlarge):

Our advice
Ignore this email, it’s been sent by scammers out to get hold of your money.

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