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    • MrsM71
    • By MrsM71 22nd Jan 13, 10:40 AM
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    Post Office Tax Rebate
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    • 22nd Jan 13, 10:40 AM
    Post Office Tax Rebate 22nd Jan 13 at 10:40 AM
    My business received the following e-mail this morning:

    From: support @ postoffice.co.uk
    Subject: Post Office Tax Rebate
    Date: January, 20, 2013

    After the last annual calculation of your fiscal activity we have determined that you are eligible to receive a tax rebate of: £ 143.24

    Regarding this, please download and fill out the form in order to process your tax rebate.


    TAX REBATE NUMBER: UK7022885-POSTOFFICE/2013

    Please allow us 3 to 7 days to process your refunds.


    Our head office address can be found on our web site at

    Thank you,
    Post Office Limited
    Alice Perkins
    Copyright 2013 The Post Office

    ________________________________

    A quick search of the internet revealed I am not the only business to have received such a generous offer of exactly the same amount!

    I have deleted it & blocked the sender.
    Last edited by MrsM71; 22-01-2013 at 5:13 PM.
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    • Azari
    • By Azari 22nd Jan 13, 10:43 AM
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    • #2
    • 22nd Jan 13, 10:43 AM
    • #2
    • 22nd Jan 13, 10:43 AM
    Looks like a phishing attack of some kind.

    Since when do the Post Office handle tax rebates?
    There are two types of people in the world: Those that can extrapolate information.
    • peter_the_piper
    • By peter_the_piper 22nd Jan 13, 2:40 PM
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    • #3
    • 22nd Jan 13, 2:40 PM
    • #3
    • 22nd Jan 13, 2:40 PM
    Can the OP please disable the link to the """postoffice""".co etc. they can contain nasties.
    Millies due back at Christmas.
    • Johno100
    • By Johno100 22nd Jan 13, 3:14 PM
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    • #4
    • 22nd Jan 13, 3:14 PM
    • #4
    • 22nd Jan 13, 3:14 PM
    Can the OP please disable the link to the """postoffice""".co etc. they can contain nasties.
    Originally posted by peter_the_piper
    It's the Post Office's website address, nothing to worry about
    • MrsM71
    • By MrsM71 22nd Jan 13, 3:25 PM
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    • #5
    • 22nd Jan 13, 3:25 PM
    • #5
    • 22nd Jan 13, 3:25 PM
    I've deleted the link just in case!
    • peter_the_piper
    • By peter_the_piper 22nd Jan 13, 3:46 PM
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    • #6
    • 22nd Jan 13, 3:46 PM
    • #6
    • 22nd Jan 13, 3:46 PM
    And the from S-upport@ etc just in case.
    Millies due back at Christmas.
  • Pvd
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    • 23rd Jan 13, 12:31 PM
    • #7
    • 23rd Jan 13, 12:31 PM
    This is clearly a phishing attempt as the form post the information to an escort agency in london - "okescorts". They have very neatly left a trace back to them in the source code of the attachment, ;-)
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