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From TheJournal.ie People warned not to fall for unemployment payment text scam Texts

People warned not to fall for unemployment payment text scam

The text states that the recipient is due to receive a payment, and asks them to click on a link.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí issue warning following increase in reports of fraudulent Revenue texts and calls Scam

Gardaí issue warning following increase in reports of fraudulent Revenue texts and calls

An Garda Síochána said the fraudsters are seeking the person’s personal data in these cases.

From TheJournal.ie Debunked: No, the government hasn't issued a €350 payment to everyone in the country Fraud

Debunked: No, the government hasn't issued a €350 payment to everyone in the country

Members of the public have been warned about a text scam in recent days.

From TheJournal.ie People warned not to fall for sextortion scam as criminals 'view pandemic as opportunity' Email Scam

People warned not to fall for sextortion scam as criminals 'view pandemic as opportunity'

There has been an increase in the number of online scams reported during the Covid-19 pandemic.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí warn of scam that tricks people into buying an iTunes gift card Fraud

Gardaí warn of scam that tricks people into buying an iTunes gift card

This scam has been highlighted previously but has re-emerged in recent days with a slight twist.

From TheJournal.ie People warned not to fall for 'sextortion' after dozens of scams reported to PSNI Fraud

People warned not to fall for 'sextortion' after dozens of scams reported to PSNI

Parents have been encouraged to check what websites their children are accessing.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí interview Irish citizen over €15 million international Covid-19 scam Fraud

Gardaí interview Irish citizen over €15 million international Covid-19 scam

The investigation relates to a German company who believed it was buying a large quantity of face masks for the government.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí issue warning to Irish Netflix users over fraudulent email scam Scam Alert

Gardaí issue warning to Irish Netflix users over fraudulent email scam

Fraudsters try to obtain users’ bank details under the guise of a request to update their Netflix account.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus scam warning: 'You will not get phone calls asking for your bank details from the government' Warning
From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigating PhoneWatch scam arrest man in Co Clare Debit Card Scam

Gardaí investigating PhoneWatch scam arrest man in Co Clare

Similar scams have been taking place in Tipperary, Limerick and Cork.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí warn of people pretending to be Phone Watch employees and stealing debit card details Scam

Gardaí warn of people pretending to be Phone Watch employees and stealing debit card details

The scams have been taking place in Tipperary, Limerick and Cork.

From TheJournal.ie Bank of Ireland warns customers over fraudulent text scam Warning

Bank of Ireland warns customers over fraudulent text scam

It comes after a number of customers received a text telling them to reactivate their online banking.

From TheJournal.ie Warning over increase in fake Euro notes as  'prop money' with value of over €430k seized Scam

Warning over increase in fake Euro notes as 'prop money' with value of over €430k seized

The use of fraudulent currency when making purchases is an offence.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí warn of banking scam targeting social media users Fraud

Gardaí warn of banking scam targeting social media users

The most recent fraud involves customers of a banking institution being targeted via advertisements on Facebook.

From TheJournal.ie Consumers warned about new online scam advertising cheap flights Too Good To Be True

Consumers warned about new online scam advertising cheap flights

Consumers are advised not to use public Wi-Fi when buying things online, and to ensure ‘https’ is before the website address.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí issue widespread warning on a number of scams operating in run up to Christmas Scam Alert

Gardaí issue widespread warning on a number of scams operating in run up to Christmas

Multiple scams are doing the rounds.

From TheJournal.ie An Post issues warning over scam text messages Ignore And Delete

An Post issues warning over scam text messages

An Post has denied that people received the text due to customers’ data being compromised.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí warn public over text message scam seeking to gain personal bank details Fraud

Gardaí warn public over text message scam seeking to gain personal bank details

People are being asked to contact their bank immediately if they believe they have been scammed.

From TheJournal.ie Two men jailed for inducing dozens to invest in €5.5 million forestry scam Fraud

Two men jailed for inducing dozens to invest in €5.5 million forestry scam

Garret Hevey (43) and David Peile (42) were involved in Arden Forestry Management (Arden FM).

From TheJournal.ie Bank of Ireland warns customers over phishing text scam Fraud

Bank of Ireland warns customers over phishing text scam

People have been receiving text messages claiming to be from Bank of Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Fake heiress who conned New York's elite sentenced to up to 12 years in prison Scam

Fake heiress who conned New York's elite sentenced to up to 12 years in prison

Ana Sorokin traveled free of charge on private jets and lived for months at luxury hotels without paying the bill.

From TheJournal.ie Garda warning over hoax callers who threaten to deport those who pick up Scam

Garda warning over hoax callers who threaten to deport those who pick up

A number of Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service customers have received the calls.

From TheJournal.ie 'A completely new scam': Warning over scam that allows online bank accounts to be accessed remotely Sim Card Swap

'A completely new scam': Warning over scam that allows online bank accounts to be accessed remotely

The scam is believed to target those with banking apps on their smartphones.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí arrest two men suspected of involvement in bogus charity collections Limerick

Gardaí arrest two men suspected of involvement in bogus charity collections

The men were arrested yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Public warned of scam call from fraudsters claiming to be from Eir Dubious Calls

Public warned of scam call from fraudsters claiming to be from Eir

Eir has issued advice to the public on what to do if such a call is received.

From TheJournal.ie Woman in her 70s swindled out of £45,000 in 'absolutely despicable' scam Email Scam

Woman in her 70s swindled out of £45,000 in 'absolutely despicable' scam

People have been urged to talk to older members of their families about scams.

From TheJournal.ie Revenue warns of bogus phone call scam telling people 'a criminal case is being taken against you' Scam

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

A number of individuals have received phone calls from a person claiming to be from Revenue.

From TheJournal.ie People warned about email scam involving fake garda Rental Scam

People warned about email scam involving fake garda

Individuals have been asked to hand over deposits for properties.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Delete and block': Tesco Mobile issues warning over fake competitions circulating by text Scam Alert

'Delete and block': Tesco Mobile issues warning over fake competitions circulating by text

People are being asked to alert their family and friends about the scam.

From TheJournal.ie Murder trial halted as jurors targeted in phone scam Courts Services

Murder trial halted as jurors targeted in phone scam

The trial surrounding the death of Kenneth O’Brien is due to resume today.

From TheJournal.ie SuperValu warns of possible text messaging scam Scam

SuperValu warns of possible text messaging scam

The supermarket chain is urging people to delete the text message.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí warning the public about a scam that tries to trick you into buying iTunes gift cards Scam

Gardaí warning the public about a scam that tries to trick you into buying iTunes gift cards

A business in Cork was contacted by a fraudster.

From TheJournal.ie 'Companies are being targeted daily': Gardaí warn businesses to be vigilant of invoice frauds Fraud

'Companies are being targeted daily': Gardaí warn businesses to be vigilant of invoice frauds

Invoice redirect fraud is a crime targeting businesses working with suppliers and businesses that regularly perform online financial transactions.

From TheJournal.ie Revenue warning of bogus calls demanding payment of tax bill Scam Calls

Revenue warning of bogus calls demanding payment of tax bill

Revenue advised anyone who received such a call to contact their local revenue office.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Fire Brigade warns businesses about advertising scam Fake Magazine

Dublin Fire Brigade warns businesses about advertising scam

Gardaí are looking into the scam.

From TheJournal.ie Dart delayed as fight breaks out over tissue selling scam Tissue Issue

Dart delayed as fight breaks out over tissue selling scam

The gardaí were called to defuse the argument.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí warn people after victims lose thousands of euro in  iTunes gift card scam Scammers

Gardaí warn people after victims lose thousands of euro in iTunes gift card scam

In recent weeks, a number of people have fallen victim to this scam.

From TheJournal.ie Public warned not to give out bank details after reports of phone scams Vishing

Public warned not to give out bank details after reports of phone scams

A number of “vishing” cases have been brought to the Gardaí’s attention in the past few weeks.

From TheJournal.ie PSNI issues warning after over €20k stolen from elderly through phone scams Northern Ireland

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

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

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