Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) received complaints from taxpayers that emails are being sent to them regarding income tax defaulters list.
In a press release, Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) denied any link / relation with these emails. Sent from a fake email address, firstname.lastname@example.org. These fake emails informs to the targeted taxpayers to check the attached Income Tax Defaulters List for their details.
Likewise, some such emails contains the passwords for the attached defaulter list sent to the taxpayers. Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) warned to the taxpayers that the attachments with such fake emails accounts infected by harmful viruses and malware.
This notorious activity by some hackers and spammers used to send viruses and malware to the taxpayers. FBR advised to ignore such emails. FBR also requested to immediately report to the concerned authorities. To help taxpayers, FBR has also provided guidance to the taxpayers which can be accessed on the following link https://www.fbr.gov.pk/beware-fradulant-emails/21095.