SCAM ALERT – MYGOV EMAIL SCAM
The ATO is receiving reports of a new email scam that asks people to update their myGov or myGovID details.
Scammers pretending to be from the ‘myGov customer care team’ areemailing people and telling them they need to verify their identity by clicking on a link. The link goes to a fake myGov logon page designed to steal their personal information.
If you receive an email like this, don’t click any links and don’t provide the information requested.
A genuine ATO, myGovID or myGov message will never ask you to access online services via a hyperlink.
If you receive an SMS or email that looks like it’s from myGov, but it contains a link or appears suspicious, you can report it to ScamWatch. If…