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# Email scam

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# PUP scam
Men plead guilty to PUP scam which cost state €150,000
The email addresses of 74 HSE and Tusla employees were used for fraudulent claims
# 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.
# 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.
# Fraud
Revenue warns of new tax refund scam targeting people's bank details
Revenue said it’s become aware of a new email and text messaging scam.
# Unlucky
Lazio fall for email scam and pay €2 million instalment to fraudsters for defender - report
Lazio seemingly received an email that appeared to be from the Dutch club Feyenoord asking for the €2 million along with bank account details.
# Phishing scam
Got an email from Revenue today? Be careful as it could be a scam
Minister Denis Naughten said people must remain vigilant against cyber criminals.
# mark as spam
Received an email promising a tax refund? It's probably a scam
Some people may have been duped into sharing their credit card details.
# Love Hurts
Woman sends online 'boyfriend' $1.4m, without ever meeting him
No scrubs.
# Phishing
As many as 300 people have lost money due to phishing email scams this year
Gardaí have issued a fresh warning about phishing emails.
# mrs g
Have you had an email from Colonel Gaddafi's wife?
“I am writing this mail with tears and sorrow from my heart.”
# warning
Revenue warns internet users over fake email 'tax refund' scam
If you get an email offering you a €278 tax refund, steer clear – sadly, it’s too good to be true.
# Ryanair
Ryanair warns of jobs email scam
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.