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#Email scam

# email-scam - Monday 27 April, 2020

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

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

Apr 27th 2020, 7:10 AM 47,187 Views 13 Comments

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

# email-scam - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

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

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

Jan 16th 2019, 8:55 AM 65,835 Views 42 Comments

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

# email-scam - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Revenue warns of new tax refund scam targeting people's bank details
# Fraud
# Fraud

Revenue warns of new tax refund scam targeting people's bank details

Oct 24th 2018, 3:24 PM 46,308 Views 15 Comments

Revenue said it’s become aware of a new email and text messaging scam.

# email-scam - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Lazio fall for email scam and pay €2 million instalment to fraudsters for defender - report
# Unlucky
From The42
# Unlucky

Lazio fall for email scam and pay €2 million instalment to fraudsters for defender - report

Mar 28th 2018, 9:52 PM 37,913 Views 23 Comments

Lazio seemingly received an email that appeared to be from the Dutch club Feyenoord asking for the €2 million along with bank account details.

# email-scam - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Got an email from Revenue today? Be careful as it could be a scam
# Phishing Scam
# Phishing Scam

Got an email from Revenue today? Be careful as it could be a scam

Aug 17th 2017, 6:05 AM 14,756 Views 6 Comments

Minister Denis Naughten said people must remain vigilant against cyber criminals.

# email-scam - Monday 24 August, 2015

Received an email promising a tax refund? It's probably a scam
# Mark As Spam
# Mark As Spam

Received an email promising a tax refund? It's probably a scam

Aug 24th 2015, 3:39 PM 9,659 Views 9 Comments

Some people may have been duped into sharing their credit card details.

# email-scam - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Woman sends online 'boyfriend' $1.4m, without ever meeting him
# Love Hurts
From The Daily Edge
# Love Hurts

Woman sends online 'boyfriend' $1.4m, without ever meeting him

Feb 28th 2015, 2:55 PM 10,131 Views 12 Comments

No scrubs.

# email-scam - Saturday 17 August, 2013

As many as 300 people have lost money due to phishing email scams this year
# Phishing
# Phishing

As many as 300 people have lost money due to phishing email scams this year

Aug 17th 2013, 8:50 AM 9,122 Views 48 Comments

Gardaí have issued a fresh warning about phishing emails.

# email-scam - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Have you had an email from Colonel Gaddafi's wife?
# Mrs G
From The Daily Edge
# Mrs G

Have you had an email from Colonel Gaddafi's wife?

Aug 2nd 2012, 10:33 AM 14,687 Views 35 Comments

“I am writing this mail with tears and sorrow from my heart.”

# email-scam - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Revenue warns internet users over fake email 'tax refund' scam
# Warning
# Warning

Revenue warns internet users over fake email 'tax refund' scam

Jul 18th 2012, 4:12 PM 12,467 Views 22 Comments

If you get an email offering you a €278 tax refund, steer clear – sadly, it’s too good to be true.

# email-scam - Monday 13 June, 2011

Ryanair warns of jobs email scam
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair warns of jobs email scam

Jun 13th 2011, 2:15 PM 2,342 Views 3 Comments

Messages have been sent out targeting job hunters which look for a payment for a visa, which the email says it necessary to apply for a job at Ryanair.