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HMRC scam

Alert message sent 17/04/2020 14:05:00

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I have received this from one of the Neighbourhood Watch Coordinators. Please note that another resident in Blackbird Leys has received same phone call. Please contact Action Fraud on or 03001232040
Hi Maggie,
Just to let you know this morning at 11am I had a call from someone purporting to be from HMRC who stated that I had been reported to them for leaving my house 3 times a day for the last 5 days and as this is against government guidelines I have incurred a fine of £200 which is payable to them immediately or they would instruct the police to attend my home and arrest me for breaking the law, I asked how I could pay and they said they needed my credit/debit card details, I told them they would have to hand on as I was disabled and needed to go to another room to get my card, I kept them on the line for 5 minutes before  going back on the phone and told them I couldn't find my card, they then said no worries we will send a person round to collect cash within the hour  I told them that's fine I will call the police and they will be here to hand over the cash, at this point the caller started to get agitated and verbally abusive so I wished him a nice day ( not quite in those words ) and hung up.
I tried call retrieval but the number was blocked.
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Maggie Lewis (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley, Oxford LPA)

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