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Income tax phone scammers targeting residents

PUBLISHED: 09:37 24 May 2016 | UPDATED: 09:37 24 May 2016

Residents have been warned not to give out their details over the phone

Residents have been warned not to give out their details over the phone

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They are posing as HMRC employees

Income tax scammers have reportedly been targeting people in Kent.

The fraudsters, who have been posing as employees of HM Revenue and Customs, are calling residents and telling them they owe income tax and must pay the money immediately.

People have been advised to be wary of unexpected calls and never disclose any information, such as bank details, over the telephone, no matter who the caller claims to be.

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