Gangs are stealing taxpayers’ passwords and submitting claims for tax refunds to be paid to them, HM Revenue and Customs has warned.
A series of attempted fraudulent claims through the self-assessment repayments system has been discovered.
No figures have been released outlining the extent of the fraud, but a HMRC spokesman said this was a new method of trying to extract money.
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