Fraud attempts – Company directors

Attempts to obtain authentication Codes for WebFiling

There have been instances recently where Companies House customers have been contacted by someone claiming to be from Companies House, asking for verification of their WebFiling Authentication Codes.

Please be aware that Companies House personnel will never contact you by telephone to try to ascertain your WebFiling Authentication Codes. Should anyone contact you claiming to be from Companies House please try to obtain a return telephone number and contact Companies House immediately.

You can get in touch with the Companies House Contact Centre on 0870 33 33 636
Minicom - 02920 381245 or by email at

Lines are open 08:30 - 18:00 UK time Monday to Friday, except national holidays.

Tuesday, August 15, 2006

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