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Public warned of phone scam where caller claims to be from Attorney General's office
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Public warned of phone scam where caller claims to be from Attorney General's office

Apr 16th 2021, 6:05 PM 16,470 Views 6 Comments

The Office of the Attorney General does not request PPS numbers or bank details from the public.

Revenue warns of latest phone call scam telling people 'a criminal case is being taken against you'
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# Bogus Callers

Revenue warns of latest phone call scam telling people 'a criminal case is being taken against you'

Dec 6th 2018, 6:01 AM 28,901 Views 16 Comments

Revenue said that this over the phone scam has in no way involved its systems or security.

PSNI issues warning after over €20k stolen from elderly through phone scams
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# Northern Ireland

PSNI issues warning after over €20k stolen from elderly through phone scams

Jan 20th 2018, 1:44 PM 12,426 Views 7 Comments

A number of elderly people were contacted by a scammer pretending to work for British Telecom (BT).

Did you get a call from a Liberia-based number? Don't answer, it's a scam
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Did you get a call from a Liberia-based number? Don't answer, it's a scam

Oct 18th 2017, 2:02 PM 131,493 Views 105 Comments

ComReg advised consumers to be vigilant at all times.

Poll: Have you ever been targeted by a phone scam?
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Poll: Have you ever been targeted by a phone scam?

Oct 1st 2017, 9:45 AM 19,959 Views 55 Comments

People in Ireland have reported receiving calls from unknown numbers based in Vanuatu, Tonga, Nauru, Mauritania and Seychelles.

'You deserve this, you c***': Scammer seeking credit card number verbally abuses Cork woman
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'You deserve this, you c***': Scammer seeking credit card number verbally abuses Cork woman

Sep 8th 2017, 6:31 PM 49,435 Views 19 Comments

The woman had googled a helpline number to gain access to her emails, and called up what she thought was Google’s call centre.

Don't call back: customers warned about scam involving missed phone calls from unknown numbers
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Don't call back: customers warned about scam involving missed phone calls from unknown numbers

Jan 27th 2016, 8:09 PM 315,150 Views 43 Comments

Customers have been warned not to respond to missed calls from unknown international numbers.

Immigrants targeted in naturalisation scam told to remain vigilant
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Immigrants targeted in naturalisation scam told to remain vigilant

Oct 21st 2013, 9:21 AM 8,815 Views 100 Comments

The Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service said some of their customers have been contacted and told they must pay a fine of €500.

PSNI warn of mobile phone delivery scam
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# Bogus Delivery

PSNI warn of mobile phone delivery scam

May 2nd 2013, 6:03 PM 21,084 Views 41 Comments

The scam involves mobile phones being delivered to an incorrect address by a legitimate company, before a bogus delivery person attempts to collect them.

Mobile users targeted by phone scam involving Lithuanian numbers
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Mobile users targeted by phone scam involving Lithuanian numbers

Feb 16th 2013, 2:24 PM 236,691 Views 147 Comments

Last month customers on the 087 prefix were targeted by a Slovenian premium number scam.

Regulator says mobile users shouldn't pay price for Slovenian scam
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Regulator says mobile users shouldn't pay price for Slovenian scam

Jan 28th 2013, 4:04 PM 24,526 Views 46 Comments

ComReg says it has worked with mobile networks so that users are now unable to return calls to a Slovenian premium line.

Mobile phone users targeted by Slovenian premium number scam
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Mobile phone users targeted by Slovenian premium number scam

Jan 27th 2013, 5:34 PM 217,887 Views 355 Comments

Users have been getting brief calls from a Slovenian premium number that could be mistaken for an Irish mobile.