Fraudulent email purportedly issued by Inland Revenue Department

     The Inland Revenue Department today (February 28) alerted members of the public to fraudulent emails purportedly issued by the department from the email account, inviting the recipient to claim a tax refund. The emails provide a hyperlink to an unknown website which seeks to obtain the recipient's personal particulars. 

     The department has no connection with the fraudulent emails and has reported the case to the Police for further investigation. Members of the public are reminded not to open any suspicious email.

Ends/Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Issued at HKT 18:10