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#fraudsters

# fraudsters - Friday 10 June, 2022

Central Bank warns that fraudulent firms are impersonating it in a bid to defraud customers
# Scam
# Scam

Central Bank warns that fraudulent firms are impersonating it in a bid to defraud customers

Jun 10th 2022, 9:28 PM 16,835 Views 2 Comments

The fraudulent entities are operating as retail credit firms and using the bank’s logo and name.

# fraudsters - Friday 1 April, 2022

More than €22 million stolen by fraudsters in bank account takeovers in 2021
# Account Takeover
# Account Takeover

More than €22 million stolen by fraudsters in bank account takeovers in 2021

Apr 1st 2022, 12:59 PM 11,721 Views 3 Comments

€1 million was stolen through phishing, smishing and vishing scams in 2021.

# fraudsters - Monday 22 February, 2021

Four in five people were targeted by banking fraud last year in Ireland
# Fraudsters
# Fraudsters

Four in five people were targeted by banking fraud last year in Ireland

Feb 22nd 2021, 6:30 AM 12,908 Views 9 Comments

In the last year, fraud losses on credit and debit cards amounted to 22 million.

# fraudsters - Sunday 3 May, 2020

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

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

May 3rd 2020, 3:41 PM 17,643 Views 11 Comments

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

# fraudsters - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Gardaí warn public to be alert to 'fraudsters exploiting the spread of Covid-19'
# Phishing
# Phishing

Gardaí warn public to be alert to 'fraudsters exploiting the spread of Covid-19'

Mar 11th 2020, 6:52 PM 50,255 Views 23 Comments

The three types of fraud being highlighted at present involve internet phishing, fraudulent selling, and social engineering scams.

# fraudsters - Monday 3 February, 2020

Man who repeatedly sold two forests to different investors sentenced to six years in jail
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Man who repeatedly sold two forests to different investors sentenced to six years in jail

Feb 3rd 2020, 9:46 PM 37,233 Views 38 Comments

Garret Hevey used the pseudonym James Baker when he incorporated Arden Forestry Management Limited.

# fraudsters - Friday 11 January, 2019

Bank of Ireland restricts contactless and online payments on some debit cards due to fraud fears
# Precautionary
# Precautionary

Bank of Ireland restricts contactless and online payments on some debit cards due to fraud fears

Jan 11th 2019, 3:09 PM 40,469 Views 32 Comments

Customers who are affected can’t use their card for contactless payments or online until a new card is issued.

# fraudsters - Monday 30 October, 2017

Fraudsters who conned UK phone networks out of over €2 million jailed
# Caught Out
# Caught Out

Fraudsters who conned UK phone networks out of over €2 million jailed

Oct 30th 2017, 4:33 PM 30,274 Views 13 Comments

The group dishonestly used the personal details of hundreds of students as part of the con.

# fraudsters - Friday 7 July, 2017

Companies urged to be on the alert over 'fake purchasing order' scam
# Stop And Think
# Stop And Think

Companies urged to be on the alert over 'fake purchasing order' scam

Jul 7th 2017, 6:19 PM 16,497 Views 6 Comments

Fraudsters are ordering items from suppliers under legitimate company names.

# fraudsters - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Fraudsters pretending to be high-end store staff scam Irish people out of thousands
# Bogus Callers
# Bogus Callers

Fraudsters pretending to be high-end store staff scam Irish people out of thousands

Aug 6th 2015, 3:24 PM 32,331 Views 32 Comments

One victim was convinced to transfer €38,000 out of their bank account.

# fraudsters - Thursday 28 May, 2015

That theoretical two-bedroom flat in the heart of Dublin for €750 a month is probably a scam
# Too Good To Be True
# Too Good To Be True

That theoretical two-bedroom flat in the heart of Dublin for €750 a month is probably a scam

May 28th 2015, 5:50 PM 3,526 Views 0 Comments

While property sites work hard to root out scammers, people should still be extremely vigilant.

# fraudsters - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Seven people sentenced in £1.5m mortgage fraud case
# Fraudsters
# Fraudsters

Seven people sentenced in £1.5m mortgage fraud case

Nov 18th 2014, 1:59 PM 15,348 Views 11 Comments

A business man, members of his family and his solicitor were all involved in the scam.

# fraudsters - Thursday 24 April, 2014

FLAC says new welfare strategy should target department errors - not just fraud
# Fraudsters
# Fraudsters

FLAC says new welfare strategy should target department errors - not just fraud

Apr 24th 2014, 2:10 PM 6,613 Views 24 Comments

The organisation’s director general said Burton’s anti-fraud programme makes a concerning link between overpayments and fraud and creates potential for people making repayments to fall into destitution.