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Email scam warning

We are aware that people are receiving emails with the subject line of Company Investigations Inquiry Notice.

Email scam

These emails have not been sent by the Insolvency Service.

If you receive an email like this you should delete it. Do not click on any links contained in the message as users are forwarded to a site that downloads malware.

Information on protecting yourself from cyber fraud and where to report it is available from Action Fraud, the national fraud and cyber crime reporting centre.

Unfortunately we are unable to assist you with any issues regarding these fake emails.

Published 20 December 2016
Last updated 20 January 2017 + show all updates
  1. Contact details for Action Fraud added.
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