This phishing scam is about attacker sending emails to unsuspected users telling them that they are eligible for income tax refund from Income Tax department from government of India. This particular phishing email had a surprising element that is showed the refund amount in US Dollars. I was amazed to read that the attackers believes that Indian Government does tax refund in US dollars as currency.
Believing that the hackers being careful enough to not to do such a mistake I am thinking whether Indian Government really gives tax refunds in USDs? may be for NRI staying out of India? At least I am not aware of such thing.
The email text looked like this:
The link in the email took me to the below fake Indian Government Income Tax website replica.
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