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# scam warning

Last year
# smishing
'They were so convincing': RTÉ journalist details ‘very sophisticated’ scam that drained his savings
The fraudsters spoofed AIB phone numbers to make the scam appear legitimate.
# scam warning
Spike in holiday accommodation fraud reported to gardaí in last three years
New figures show that more than €1.4 million was stolen in rental scams over the four-year period.
# scam warning
Gardaí see fraud using text, email and phone calls treble in last twelve months
Detectives have issued a warning for people to be aware of the con-artists vishing, smishing or phishing tactics.
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# vaccine scam
Warning over Covid vaccine scam that targets elderly people living alone
There have been multiple reports of people saying they’ve been contacted by con artists purporting to be from the HSE.
# scam warning
Gardaí warn of scam as fraudulent Facebook page is pretending to be the National Driver Licence Service
The National Driver Licence Service (NDLS) does not have any official social media pages.
# better call the cops
Work in a shop? Beware of con artists asking for change
There’s been an upsurge in incidents in the past week…