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#scam calls

# scam-calls - Friday 3 September, 2021

Courts Service warns of phone scam using what appears to be one of its own numbers
# Fraud
# Fraud

Courts Service warns of phone scam using what appears to be one of its own numbers

Sep 3rd 2021, 3:06 PM 14,787 Views 13 Comments

It warned the public not to engage with the caller if they receive such a call.

# scam-calls - Monday 23 August, 2021

Poll: Have you received a scam call from a phone number similar to yours?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you received a scam call from a phone number similar to yours?

Aug 23rd 2021, 9:24 AM 42,720 Views 61 Comments

Many people have received calls from numbers that share the first six digits of their own number.

# scam-calls - Monday 12 July, 2021

Vast majority of people have received a scam call from an Irish number in the past month
# Red C The Journal Poll
# Red C The Journal Poll

Vast majority of people have received a scam call from an Irish number in the past month

Jul 12th 2021, 12:05 AM 84,531 Views 68 Comments
  • Almost three-quarters of Irish adults said they received a scam call from an Irish number at some point over the past month.
  • A new survey from Red C/The Journal shows half of adults received a call in the last week, Orla Dwyer reports.
  • Recent common scam calls consist of a pre-recorded message purporting to be from the Department of Social Protection.

# scam-calls - Friday 25 June, 2021

People reminded to hang up scam calls and not engage as reports continue
# Scammers
# Scammers

People reminded to hang up scam calls and not engage as reports continue

Jun 25th 2021, 9:30 PM 39,116 Views 34 Comments

Gardaí and the Department of Social Protection have issued warnings about scam calls.

# scam-calls - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Warnings reissued as scam calls continue
# Scam Calls
# Scam Calls

Warnings reissued as scam calls continue

Jun 23rd 2021, 5:43 PM 126,426 Views 51 Comments

People are asked not to engage with these callers and to hang up and block the number if possible.

# scam-calls - Friday 18 June, 2021

Gardaí warn of fraud calls that appear to come from garda station
# Hang Up
# Hang Up

Gardaí warn of fraud calls that appear to come from garda station

Jun 18th 2021, 5:57 PM 58,154 Views 19 Comments

The number making the call appears to be the phone number of a garda station, but comes from fraudsters.

# scam-calls - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Garda warning over hoax callers who threaten to deport those who pick up
# Scam
# Scam

Garda warning over hoax callers who threaten to deport those who pick up

Apr 4th 2019, 10:46 PM 27,418 Views 13 Comments

A number of Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service customers have received the calls.

# scam-calls - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Public warned of scam call claiming that their 'internet is compromised'
# Dubious Calls
# Dubious Calls

Public warned of scam call claiming that their 'internet is compromised'

Jul 18th 2018, 6:10 AM 66,853 Views 28 Comments

A number of people have recently received dubious calls offering to fix their connection.

# scam-calls - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Revenue warning of bogus calls demanding payment of tax bill
# Scam Calls
# Scam Calls

Revenue warning of bogus calls demanding payment of tax bill

May 23rd 2018, 11:49 AM 12,127 Views 27 Comments

Revenue advised anyone who received such a call to contact their local revenue office.

# scam-calls - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Get a few missed calls from a French number? Don't ring back - it's a scam
# Watch Out Mon Chéri
# Watch Out Mon Chéri

Get a few missed calls from a French number? Don't ring back - it's a scam

Dec 14th 2017, 2:48 PM 94,631 Views 46 Comments

A spate of calls from French numbers has been reported today.

# scam-calls - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Getting calls from a strange number? Consumers warned not to return them
# Scam Calls
# Scam Calls

Getting calls from a strange number? Consumers warned not to return them

Sep 28th 2017, 7:00 PM 278,676 Views 72 Comments

ComReg advised consumers to be vigilant at all times.