HMRC scam targeting Wiltshire

HMRC scam targeting Wiltshire

Published at 12:07pm 1st May 2019. (Updated at 12:08pm 1st May 2019)

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Wiltshire Police have received calls from people who have been sent letters demanding money.

The force have said they've had lots of calls from victims sent the scam letters.

They purport to be from HMRC, and demand money.

A phone number is provided to call, which will connect to Wiltshire Police so appears genuine.

A Wiltshire Police spokesperson said:

"This is a scam, and people receiving these letters should be aware that Wiltshire Police will only provide the 101 number for members of the public to make contact in these circumstances.

"Do not call the number in the message nor attempt to make contact with the sender.

"If you have received one of these letters there is no need to call Police, but we would encourage you to report it to Action Fraud."

You can call them on 0300 123 2040 or online here.

There's more information on frauds and scams here.

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