Phishing emails from companies house

We are all aware of phishing emails purporting to be from your bank or advising you of a refund from HM Revenue & Customs, but the latest comes in the form of a ‘complaint’ raised against your company.

The text of the email is as follows:


This message has been generated in response to the company complaint submitted to Companies House WebFiling service.

(CC01) Case for the above company was accepted on 12/02/2014.

The submission number is [random number]

Please check attached file for more details on this case.

Please quote this number in any communications with Companies House.

All WebFiled documents are available to view. However it is not possible to view copies of accounts that were downloaded as templates.

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Note: reference to company may also include Limited Liability Partnership(s).

Thank you for using the Companies House WebFiling service.

Note: This email was sent from a notification-only email address which cannot accept incoming email. Please do not reply directly to this message.


If you receive this email delete immediately and activate a scan of your computer by your virus software.