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HMRC Scam Claims

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Scammers use many different tactics to try and dupe victims, but one of the most prolific at the moment involves scammers pretending to be a company or organisation that you do business with. By posing as organisations like His Majestics Revenue and Customs (HMRC) external link icon light blue, victims are deceived into providing sensitive information like bank details. If you believe that you have been a victim of an HMRC scam, then our team at Claims Bible are here to help you seek compensation. Our legal partners can guide you through the claims process and ensure you have the best chance of success when it comes to claiming.

What are HMRC scam claims?

There are a variety of ways external link icon light blue that scammers pretend to be HMRC, from text messages to emails. In doing so, victims could unknowingly give scammers access to their bank accounts or offer personal details that result in identity fraud. This has become such a prevalent problem that HMRC has had to provide a list of genuine HMRC conrrespondence external link icon light blue so that you can check that who you’re speaking to is HMRC.
If you have been scammed by someone posing as HMRC, then you might be able to make an HMRC scam claim. This is a way for you to claim compensation based on suffering and damage caused by the scam. At Claims Bible, our legal partners can help you build a solid case for your claim, ensuring the best chances of success when it comes to seeking the compensation you’re entitled to.

Do you qualify for an HMRC scam claim?

If you believe that you have fallen victim to an HMRC scam, then you’ll want to check to see if you qualify for a scam claim. Generally speaking, qualifying for a claim depends on the losses incurred due to the scam and the evidence you have to demonstrate it. It isn’t always easy building a case like this, which is why working with Claims Bible is such a helpful approach – we take the stress and worry out of it for you. We’ll work with you to understand the merits of your case and will help you carry your claim to success.

What evidence do you need to make an HMRC scam claim?

To carry your HMRC scam claim to success, you’ll need to build a solid body of evidence to demonstrate how the scam impacted you. Doing so will support your claims and vastly improve your chances of a successful outcome. Some key pieces of evidence to gather for this include:

Correspondence

If you have any screenshots of emails, text messages or other correspondence between you and the scammer, make sure you hold onto them. This could be used to demonstrate how the scammer contacted you and how they deceived you.

Financial Records

Your financial records might be able to show when money was fraudulently taken from your account and how much. This will help determine the overall value of your claim and can demonstrate the level of scam you’ve endured.

Speaking With HMRC

If you have spoken with HMRC directly about the scam, then it might also be helpful to have the communications between you and them. This could help demonstrate that HMRC was not involved in the scam and point blame towards the actual perpetrator.

How much compensation could you get for an HMRC scam claim?

The total value of HMRC scam claims varies based on a few different variables. The most important aspect of valuing the claim is how severe your financial losses were as a result of the scam. This is because these claims aim to cover the direct financial losses from being scammed. At Claims Bible, we can help you figure out exactly what you’re entitled to, which will make sure you receive fair compensation for the losses you suffered.

How long are HMRC scam claims?

An HMRC scam claim can vary in duration based on the complexity of the case, the amount of evidence provided and the current state of the legal system handling the claim. As a result of this, there isn’t a defined timescale for these claims. Some will last a few weeks, while others could run on for months.

What is the claims process for an HMRC scam claim?

Making an HMRC scam claim requires you to follow a process that covers all of the steps you need to take to make your case. At Claims Bible, our legal partners can guide you through each step of this process, ensuring that you cover all areas and build a rock-solid case. Here’s how the process works:

Documentation

First, we’ll need to gather all of the documents that support your scam claim. This might take the form of correspondence between you and the scammer or fraudulent transactions from your bank. This evidence should outline the level and scale of the scam, which helps determine the value of the claim.

Legal Counsel

Once we’ve gathered all of the evidence we need for your case, we can team you up with our legal partners. These legal experts are specialists in cases of fraud and scams external link icon light blue, so they will know exactly how to carry your case to success.

Making Your Case

Once your legal team have built your case, it’s time to file it with the relevant body. This might be a consumer protection agency or a financial regulatory authority depending on the specific nature of your claim. In some cases, these claims might go straight through to the legal route, which will mean the case will be heard in a court of law.

Negotiations and Mediation

In some cases, we may be able to reach an agreement with the accused party before making it to court. In instances such as this, we might opt for negotiations or mediation to come to a suitable arrangement. This can be a faster method, but it isn’t always suitable.

Legal Action

If we can’t come to a reasonable outcome through mediation or negotiation, then we’ll proceed with taking legal action against the accused party. It is here that the evidence gathered will be presented, and the final decision of the case will be made by the court or arbitration panel.

At Claims Bible, we understand that this entire ordeal is incredibly stressful. We aim to take the worry out of the claims process for you by making every step as simple as we can. Claim now. Check your eligibility for an HMRC scam claim by completing our online form today.

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