Consumer Lookout tweeted further details of the Companies House email scam
Thanks Robert, our Comms team will be sending a tweet shortly to followers and updating our Scams page on our website. Thanks. ^Rod? Companies House (@CompaniesHouse) April 24, 2018
Scam email claiming to be from Companies House doing the rounds. Do NOT open attachment – contains malware: https://t.co/XjFez91Ye9? Consumer Lookout (@consumerl00kout) April 24, 2018
Anyone who receives the Companies House email scam is invited to report it to Companies House
Spotting a fake in six stepsNoticing a growing number of micro business owners were being targeted with phishing emails claiming to be sent from HMRC, Lee Murphy, founder and CEO of Pandle, gave Business Advice readers an essential guide to spotting a scam from the real thing.
Avoid email links
Don?t give in to an electronic request
Ask a professional
Go to the source
Update your tech
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