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Monday 6 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# smishing

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2022
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'They were so convincing': RTÉ journalist details ‘very sophisticated’ scam that drained his savings
The fraudsters spoofed AIB phone numbers to make the scam appear legitimate.
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Two more people arrested in Dublin in anti-fraud investigation
203 people have been arrested under Operation Skein to date for money laundering and other offences.
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Man (20s) arrested over smishing scam targeting people nationwide
He is being held at Ballymun Garda Station.
# scam warning
Gardaí see fraud using text, email and phone calls treble in last twelve months
Detectives have issued a warning for people to be aware of the con-artists vishing, smishing or phishing tactics.
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# Courts
College student accused of having €22k in money stolen during smishing attacks on AIB customers
Akeen Olojuwon Ahmed appeared at Dublin District Court today.
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Gardaí warn of text scam telling people to book a Covid test or vaccine appointment
They have advised the public not to click fraudulent links in texts or give away personal details.
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Gardaí warn of text scam telling people of 'unusual activity' on Permanent TSB account
Gardaí say the fraudsters want your personal data so they can steal money.
# Fraud
Bank of Ireland warns of a spike this week in smishing messages
The bank is asking customers not to respond to fraudulent texts that try to obtain their account details.
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Gardaí issue warning to public after marked increase in text message scams
A total of 45 such scams were recorded in the first week of February compared with just 13 in the same period last year and in 2019.
# Fraud
AIB customers hit by increase in 'smishing' fraud attacks
Gardaí are warning bank users not to click fraudulent links in texts or give away personal details.
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Warning over spate of fake texts claiming customs charges owed on online buys
Warnings issued as scammers are using so-called “sim towers” to circulate fake text messages purporting to be from legitimate parcel delivery firms.
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Bank of Ireland to reimburse victims of smishing scam
The bank will also launch a campaign to raise awareness of smishing.
# Your Say
Poll: Have you ever received a smishing text message?
Smishing scams are all too common.
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Bank of Ireland to conduct review after customers lose thousands of euro in text scam
Fraudsters have targeted people via texts that appear to be from the bank.
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Gardaí warn of text message scam telling people their AIB bank card has been compromised
Individuals are then asked to send the card to one of three addresses.
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Youth arrested as gardaí and Bank of Ireland warn of text message 'smishing' scam
A number of reports have been received by gardaí in relation to this scam.
# Fraud
Gardaí warn public over text message scam seeking to gain personal bank details
People are being asked to contact their bank immediately if they believe they have been scammed.
# Alert
Bank of Ireland warns customers over 'smishing' text scam
A link in the message might contain malware.