The Revenue Agency has alerted Italians about fraudulent emails sent by criminals taking advantage of the agency’s name.
Revenue Agency warns of scammers using email or text messages to trick you Provide them with your personal information.
Revenue Agency: Scam Emptying Accounts
Role‘Revenue Agency’ It is clear to all, that it performs management and evaluation functions, deals with disputes and collects taxes. One of the main services is the combination through F24, IRAP administration and IRPEF’s regional additonal, which can also lead to reimbursement of fees borne by the affiliated body.
This is a fairly recent body, born in 2001, which also promotes measures to combat tax evasion.
The phenomenon of fraud, especially online, is now on the agenda in Italy. In fact, there are many people who find themselves every day Contact via email and SMS Or calls from fake telephone operators offering local exchanges.
But they can also access via purported bank or post office employees. In most cases, online frauds take the form of phishing attempts, a type of fraud practiced on the Internet, in which the attacker undertakes to engage the victim in providing personal information, such as financial data or access codes, Presenting itself as a trustworthy entity in digital communications.
They will try to steal your passwords, account numbers, or Social Security numbers. If they can get hold of this information, they will have access to your email, bank account, or other accounts. Scammers throw away thousands of Phishing attacks Like these every day and are often successful.
Payment scam of 195 euros
Just a reliable organization like the Revenue Agency warns the Italians about false emails, which are back in circulation recently.
Below is the content of one of the tax refund scam emails:
“195 euros refunded for you. Hey, please submit your refund request so we can process it ASAP.”
in the mail There is a link that invites you to click on itan already proven scam, in which grammatical errors are reported, as happened in December of 2020.
The advice that the Internal Revenue Service gives is Don’t click on the link Found inside the email. The other email relates to the alleged inconsistencies regarding periodic VAT communications. Also in this case, the advice is not to open any attachment and not to click on the link provided as a solution.
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