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Recalculation of your Tax Refund Payment Phish

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From: IRS <irs_services@[campus unit]>
Subject: Recalculation of your Tax Refund Payment
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Dear Applicant,

After the last calculations of your annual tax refund, we have determined that you are eligible to receive an extra tax refund of 1400.00 USD

Please submit the tax refund request and click here by having your tax refund sent to your account in due time.

Claim your refund now

Refundable Amount: 1400.00 USD

After completing the form, Please submit the form by clicking the SUBMIT button on form and allow 5-9 business days in order to

be processed.

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