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# scam-warning - This year 2022

'They were so convincing': RTÉ journalist details ‘very sophisticated’ scam that drained his savings
# Smishing
# Smishing

'They were so convincing': RTÉ journalist details ‘very sophisticated’ scam that drained his savings

Aug 31st 2022, 5:20 PM 77,137 Views 32 Comments

The fraudsters spoofed AIB phone numbers to make the scam appear legitimate.

Spike in holiday accommodation fraud reported to gardaí in last three years
# Scam Warning
# Scam Warning

Spike in holiday accommodation fraud reported to gardaí in last three years

Jul 2nd 2022, 12:30 PM 24,496 Views 11 Comments

New figures show that more than €1.4 million was stolen in rental scams over the four-year period.

Gardaí see fraud using text, email and phone calls treble in last twelve months
# Scam Warning
# Scam Warning

Gardaí see fraud using text, email and phone calls treble in last twelve months

Feb 4th 2022, 10:10 AM 10,213 Views 19 Comments

Detectives have issued a warning for people to be aware of the con-artists vishing, smishing or phishing tactics.

# scam-warning - Last year 2021

Warning over Covid vaccine scam that targets elderly people living alone
# Vaccine Scam
# Vaccine Scam

Warning over Covid vaccine scam that targets elderly people living alone

Jan 19th 2021, 6:30 AM 38,215 Views 14 Comments

There have been multiple reports of people saying they’ve been contacted by con artists purporting to be from the HSE.

# scam-warning - All time

Gardaí warn of scam as fraudulent Facebook page is pretending to be the National Driver Licence Service
# Scam Warning
# Scam Warning

Gardaí warn of scam as fraudulent Facebook page is pretending to be the National Driver Licence Service

Apr 12th 2020, 5:15 PM 47,108 Views 26 Comments

The National Driver Licence Service (NDLS) does not have any official social media pages.

Work in a shop? Beware of con artists asking for change
# Better Call The Cops
# Better Call The Cops

Work in a shop? Beware of con artists asking for change

Jul 8th 2015, 8:50 PM 30,541 Views 18 Comments

There’s been an upsurge in incidents in the past week…