HMRC warning on landline phone scams


This 789 word blog post shares a new warning from HRMC about scammers turning to traditional techniques including cold calls to landline telephones. It includes some tips from HMRC on staying safe from phone scammers. Includes comments from Financial Secretary to the Treasury, Mel Stride MP, Head of Action Fraud, Pauline Smith, and Caroline Abrahams, Charity Director at Age UK. Written on 5th March 2019.

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Article preview: Do you still have a landline telephone in your house? Despite the rising popularity of mobile phones, many people still have a landline phone, often as part of their broadband Internet package. But with a landline phone comes the danger of scam callers. HM Revenue & Customs has issued a new warning, telling people to be vigilant of phone calls from fraudsters pretending to be calling from the taxman.