By Phil Ellerby
You may have seen on social media over the weekend that fraudsters have already set about attacking furlough claims.
They call pretending to be HMRC and request your Claim Reference Number. They may also ask to confirm your bank details.
HMRC are NOT contacting people as yet.
If you feel the call may be legitimate, take the details, end the call and redial HMRC directly.
Do not ask them to confirm the number to call, it is available on hmrc.gov.uk
Looking out for our clients and friends of NA as always.
If you hear of any other frauds circulating about furlough, HMRC or any other COVID-19 financial claim, please let us know on 0113 218 9552.
We’re in this together.
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