22 JULY 2019
Inland Revenue is warning customers to be on guard against a new and convincing e-mail scam that surfaced over the
The e-mail offers tax refunds and Inland revenue spokesperson Sharon Thompson says it appears to be a very wide spread
“We’ve received more than 900 reports over the weekend. It looks like the real thing but has some tell-tale mistakes
that people can use to tell it’s a scam,” Sharon Thompson says.
“Embedded links can look quite convincing at first glance as “ird.govt.nz” can be included within the address. But if
you hover over those links, you’ll see Inland Revenue is not the destination.