Callers claim to be from HMRC (Her Majesties Revenue & Customs) – demand money for “unpaid tax” and seem to be targeting Devon & Cornwall.
Callers claim to be from HMRC and threaten arrest or legal action for non-payment of taxes and then ask for bank details – this is a SCAM.
HMRC will NEVER contact people in this manner and NEVER ask for bank details over the phone. Hang up, don’t call back, report the fraud here:www.actionfraud.police.uk
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Variations on this scam are callers again purporting to be from HMRC and offering a tax rebate, or demanding payment in the form of iTunes gift cards. Neither of these things will ever genuinely be done by HMRC.