We also would hope that phishers would be savvy enough to write idiomatic English. What does this mean? Note: Deliberate wrong inputs will be prosecuted by law.
It takes a lot of gall to e-mail out a sentence like this--especially because this sort of identity-theft scam is also "prosecuted by law."
After the last annual calculations of your fiscal activity we have determined that you are eligible to receive a tax refund of $249.30.
Please submit the tax refund request and allow us 3-6 days in order to process it.
A refund can be delayed for a variety of reasons. For example submitting invalid records or applying after the deadline. [SPOGG: Your sentence fragment pains us.]
To access the form for your tax refund, please click here [SPOGG: We will, if you use proper punctuation.]
Note: Deliberate wrong inputs will be prosecuted by law.
Internal Revenue Service