EMAIL SCAM ALERT! These fake emails include a message like ‘Confirmation is required’ or ‘Action is required’ to encourage you to click a link or open an attachment. Once you’ve clicked, malicious software downloads to your computer blocking you from accessing your files until you pay a ransom. If you’ve received this email, do not click on the link or attachment, just forward it to ReportEmailFraud@ato.gov.au. Warn your clients, family, and friends! Go to http://www.ato.gov.au/scams for more info.