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Gardaí issue warning as €3 million lost to investment fraud this year

Gardaí are warning about a surge in reports of investment fraud this year, with almost €3 million stolen from victims by late August. Investment Fraud...

Bank of Ireland to reimburse victims of text scam

Bank of Ireland customers who had money stolen during a 'smishing' campaign will be reimbursed, the bank has said today. Thieves started a targeted smishing...

Gardaí warn of AIB bank card ‘smishing’ scam

Gardaí are warning the public of new 'smishing' scam where people are receiving text messages claiming to be from AIB to tell them their...

Man gets three year sentence for scam quad bike sale

A man was sentenced to three years in jail this week for scamming someone out of €1,350 to buy a quad bike after several...

Gardaí and Bank of Ireland warn of new bank card scam

Bank of Ireland customers are being warned of a new 'smishing' scam going around to get people's bank card details. The Garda National Economic Crime...

Revenue Commissioners warn of scam stealing personal information

The Revenue has issued a fresh warning of scam text messages going round trying to get people to enter their personal information into dodgy...

Galway Hospice warns of scam door to door collections

Galway Hospice has issued a warning of scammers going door to door, claiming to collect money for the important charity, cautioning people to call...

Gardaí warn of resurfaced iTunes gift cards scam

Gardaí have warned of a fresh scam that tricks people into buying iTunes gift cards by pretending that you will be helping charity. This scam...

Gardaí issue warning of fresh scam texts going around

Gardaí for the western region have issued a warning about a new phone scam which has been going around in recent days. Gardaí for the...

Hackers using coronavirus to scam people on WhatsApp and email

Hackers and scammers are taking advantage of the coronavirus pandemic by tricking people into clicking on dangerous links and attatchments through WhatsApp and email. The...

Warning issued after spike in fake landlord scams reported in Galway

A national housing charity has warned that it has seen an increase in the number of rent-related scams in in Galway in...

Revenue Commissioners issues fresh warning of phone scam

The Revenue Commissioners has issued a fresh warning of a phone scam going around with scammers pretending to be from the Revenue. People have been...

Revenue warns of new email and text scam going around

The Revenue Commission has issued a warning over a new scam looking for people's personal details in fraudulent emails and texts. Scam emails and texts...

Revenue issues warning of scam emails and texts

The Revenue Commission has issued a fresh warning to people to be wary of scam emails and texts pretending to be from them. The Commission...

Two brothers fleeced over €200,000 from vulnerable pensioner

Two brothers stole over €200,000 from a vulnerable older pensioner by vastly overcharging her for maintenance and repair work done at her house. Thomas and...
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