The Tax and Customs Authority (AT) has alerted the population to a new fraudulent email that is being sent, claiming to be on its behalf, asking taxpayers for the correction of the IRS declaration.

“The Tax and Customs Authority is aware that some taxpayers are receiving e-mails supposedly from the AT, in which they are asked to address inaccuracies in the IRS statement by clicking on a link”, reads the statement.

The AT stresses that “these messages are false and should be ignored”, as they are solely aimed at “convincing the recipient to download malicious software” so “under no circumstances” should taxpayers carry out this operation.

This is the first alert of its kind in October, after four alerts were issued by the AT in September.