Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore warns of 'Iras Reward' email scam

Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore warns of 'Iras Reward' email scam

SINGAPORE - In an advisory released on Tuesday, Iras noted that the emails ask recipients to click on an attached link to fill in a form on a website to claim cash rewards, and that both the email and the websites are fake.


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Here is the advisory from Iras:

"Iras Reward" scam email and website

A scam email with the subject title 'IRAS Reward' has been circulating, asking recipients to click on an attached link to fill in a form on a website to claim cash rewards.

Members of the public should not respond to the email, click on its hyperlink or provide their particulars. The email and the website are scams.

The Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) has made a police report and is currently investigating this.

Anyone who has received a suspicious email, letter, SMS or phone call purportedly from IRAS should immediately contact IRAS at iras@iras.gov.sg or call 1800 356 8225 to verify the authenticity of such a request.

To protect themselves from scams, phishing and other online frauds, members of the public are advised to refer to IRAS' advisory on scam & fraudulent activities at: http://www.iras.gov.sg/irasHome/page.aspx?id=7690

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