Samples of Fraudulent Online Refund Forms

Other examples of fraudulent communications

Sample 1

Dear Applicant:

Following an upgrade of our computer systems and review of our records we have investigated your payments and latest tax returns over the last seven years our calculations show you have made over payments of 386.00 CAD Due to the high volume of refunds due you must complete the on line application, the telephone help line is unable to assist with this application.

In order to process your refund you will need to complete the attached application form.

Your refund may take up to 3 weeks to process please make sure you complete the form correctly.

As we are upgrading our records we require the completed form showing your full current details by 01 April 2010

Please submit the form attached to confirm the refund.

Sample 2

Fraudulent Online Refund Form

Sample 3

Dear Citizen,
After the last anual calculations of your fiscal activity we have determined that you are eligible to receive a tax refund of $475.20

From 2009, we process refunds through your VISA / Mastercard Please fill the form below and e-mail it to [LINK to invalid email.] or simply reply it from this curent e-mail !

First Name:
Last Name:
Postal Code:
Home Phone Number:
Mother's Maiden Name:
Date of Birth:
Social Insurance Number:
Credit/Debit Card Number:
Expiration date [ MM/YYYY ] :
Card Verification Code:
Card Signature/ATM PIN:
Bank Name:

We are asking for your personal information to ensure we access the correct account, enabling us to provide the tax return.
Internal Revenue Code Section 6105 allows us to request your Social Insurance Number, Credit/Debit Card number, Expiration Date, Cvv Code ( located on the back of your card ) and ATM PIN CODE for use in maintaining and accessing tax return information.
If you do not enter complete and valid information we cannot provide tax return.

Worm Regards,
Canada Revenue Agency

Sample 4

Fraudulent Online Refund Form
Text description

This graphic displays a sample of a form from the Canada Revenue Agency which says:

Dear Tax Payer,

You are entitled to your tax refund now. The tax refund is $241.34. You are required to follow the link below to login our secure Epass site with your Social Insurance number and complete the required information in order for your refund to be processed.
[LINK to fraudulent website has been removed.]

Yours sincerely,
Gilles Dompierre, Department of Revenue, Canada

Sample 5

The first graphic displays a sample of a fraudulent web form from the Canada Revenue Agency which requires users to enter their Social Insurance Number, date of birth and full name. The second graphic displays a form which requires users to enter their address, mother's maiden name, credit card information and phone number. The third graphic indicates that the tax refund has been submitted.

Fraudulent Online Refund Form
Fraudulent Online Refund Form
Fraudulent Online Refund Form

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