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From TheJournal.ie Pair arrested in Belfast over recent scams targeting vulnerable people during pandemic Fraudsters

Pair arrested in Belfast over recent scams targeting vulnerable people during pandemic

The PSNI said it will relentlessly pursue those looking to defraud others during the Covid-19 crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Banking institutes warn customers to be 'extra vigilant' of Covid-19 online scams Banking

Banking institutes warn customers to be 'extra vigilant' of Covid-19 online scams

Figures from the BPFI show €12m was scammed through card fraud alone last year.

From TheJournal.ie Businesses warned of new payroll scam targeting employee salaries during busy Christmas season Scammers

Businesses warned of new payroll scam targeting employee salaries during busy Christmas season

The Banking and Payment Federation Ireland also warned of scam invoices being sent to businesses.

From TheJournal.ie Internet fraudsters caught out after mistakenly ringing garda station Phishing Scam

Internet fraudsters caught out after mistakenly ringing garda station

The caller claimed to be from Eir, and the company has warned the public what to look out for with these scams.

From TheJournal.ie Bank of Ireland warns customers over 'vishing' scammers pretending to be from the bank Be Careful

Bank of Ireland warns customers over 'vishing' scammers pretending to be from the bank

“Vishing doesn’t indicate a data breach or account compromise”, the bank said.

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 Australian Embassy says Irish are welcome and valued in wake of Minister's comments Warm Welcome

Australian Embassy says Irish are welcome and valued in wake of Minister's comments

The embassy added that Irish people have made a hugely positive contribution to Australia.

From TheJournal.ie Australian minister tells homeowners to 'automatically' tell Irish people to get away from their door G'way Mate

Australian minister tells homeowners to 'automatically' tell Irish people to get away from their door

In a series of tweets, Kairouz apologised for causing offence.

From TheJournal.ie Credit card fraud: Irish sports retailer targeted 172 times in two weeks Scammers

Credit card fraud: Irish sports retailer targeted 172 times in two weeks

As the level of online shopping increases, ‘card not present’ fraud is on the rise.

From TheJournal.ie At least two arrested over 'tissue packet begging scam' on Irish trains Irish Rail

At least two arrested over 'tissue packet begging scam' on Irish trains

Irish Rail said it is cracking down on the organised begging.

From TheJournal.ie AA warns car buyers about new mileage 'lowballing' scam Don't Get Duped

AA warns car buyers about new mileage 'lowballing' scam

By doctoring the mileage twice, unscrupulous sellers can dupe buyers and fool NCT checks, says the AA.

From TheJournal.ie SuperValu warns customers not to respond to email fraudster Watch Out

SuperValu warns customers not to respond to email fraudster

Scammers are trying to lure targets in with promises of fake vouchers.

From TheJournal.ie Scammers target Irish students desperate for somewhere to live Scammers

Scammers target Irish students desperate for somewhere to live

Deposits are being paid to fraudsters for non-existent properties.

From TheJournal.ie Scammers targeting shops in attempt to get card details Card Details

Scammers targeting shops in attempt to get card details

In one case, the scammers convinced a shop assistant to ask customers for their pin numbers.