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#smishing

# smishing - Tuesday 31 May, 2022

Two more people arrested in Dublin in anti-fraud investigation
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Two more people arrested in Dublin in anti-fraud investigation

May 31st 2022, 12:29 PM 16,371 Views 3 Comments

203 people have been arrested under Operation Skein to date for money laundering and other offences.

# smishing - Thursday 17 February, 2022

Man (20s) arrested over smishing scam targeting people nationwide
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Man (20s) arrested over smishing scam targeting people nationwide

Feb 17th 2022, 9:25 PM 52,519 Views 8 Comments

He is being held at Ballymun Garda Station.

# smishing - Friday 4 February, 2022

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

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

Feb 4th 2022, 10:10 AM 10,161 Views 19 Comments

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

# smishing - Monday 27 September, 2021

College student accused of having €22k in money stolen during smishing attacks on AIB customers
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# Courts

College student accused of having €22k in money stolen during smishing attacks on AIB customers

Sep 27th 2021, 4:57 PM 48,896 Views 0 Comments

Akeen Olojuwon Ahmed appeared at Dublin District Court today.

# smishing - Friday 20 August, 2021

Gardaí warn of text scam telling people to book a Covid test or vaccine appointment
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# Smishing

Gardaí warn of text scam telling people to book a Covid test or vaccine appointment

Aug 20th 2021, 2:36 PM 12,311 Views 12 Comments

They have advised the public not to click fraudulent links in texts or give away personal details.

# smishing - Thursday 22 July, 2021

Gardaí warn of text scam telling people of 'unusual activity' on Permanent TSB account
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# Smishing

Gardaí warn of text scam telling people of 'unusual activity' on Permanent TSB account

Jul 22nd 2021, 9:51 AM 15,725 Views 27 Comments

Gardaí say the fraudsters want your personal data so they can steal money.

# smishing - Friday 7 May, 2021

Bank of Ireland warns of a spike this week in smishing messages
# Fraud
# Fraud

Bank of Ireland warns of a spike this week in smishing messages

May 7th 2021, 9:50 PM 40,432 Views 26 Comments

The bank is asking customers not to respond to fraudulent texts that try to obtain their account details.

# smishing - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Gardaí issue warning to public after marked increase in text message scams
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# Smishing

Gardaí issue warning to public after marked increase in text message scams

Mar 9th 2021, 7:29 AM 16,344 Views 5 Comments

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.

# smishing - Saturday 23 January, 2021

AIB customers hit by increase in 'smishing' fraud attacks
# Fraud
# Fraud

AIB customers hit by increase in 'smishing' fraud attacks

Jan 23rd 2021, 12:21 PM 28,305 Views 27 Comments

Gardaí are warning bank users not to click fraudulent links in texts or give away personal details.

# smishing - Saturday 5 December, 2020

Warning over spate of fake texts claiming customs charges owed on online buys
# Smishing
# Smishing

Warning over spate of fake texts claiming customs charges owed on online buys

Dec 5th 2020, 6:30 AM 109,983 Views 16 Comments

Warnings issued as scammers are using so-called “sim towers” to circulate fake text messages purporting to be from legitimate parcel delivery firms.

# smishing - Monday 10 August, 2020

Bank of Ireland to reimburse victims of smishing scam
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Bank of Ireland to reimburse victims of smishing scam

Aug 10th 2020, 1:07 PM 34,029 Views 43 Comments

The bank will also launch a campaign to raise awareness of smishing.

# smishing - Friday 7 August, 2020

Poll: Have you ever received a smishing text message?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you ever received a smishing text message?

Aug 7th 2020, 9:28 AM 48,566 Views 54 Comments

Smishing scams are all too common.

# smishing - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Bank of Ireland to conduct review after customers lose thousands of euro in text scam
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# Smishing

Bank of Ireland to conduct review after customers lose thousands of euro in text scam

Aug 6th 2020, 4:30 PM 67,222 Views 86 Comments

Fraudsters have targeted people via texts that appear to be from the bank.

# smishing - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Gardaí warn of text message scam telling people their AIB bank card has been compromised
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# Smishing

Gardaí warn of text message scam telling people their AIB bank card has been compromised

Jul 28th 2020, 10:54 PM 27,352 Views 16 Comments

Individuals are then asked to send the card to one of three addresses.

# smishing - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Youth arrested as gardaí and Bank of Ireland warn of text message 'smishing' scam
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# Smishing

Youth arrested as gardaí and Bank of Ireland warn of text message 'smishing' scam

Jun 17th 2020, 8:51 PM 65,011 Views 18 Comments

A number of reports have been received by gardaí in relation to this scam.

# smishing - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Gardaí warn public over text message scam seeking to gain personal bank details
# Fraud
# Fraud

Gardaí warn public over text message scam seeking to gain personal bank details

Aug 21st 2019, 1:47 PM 18,851 Views 8 Comments

People are being asked to contact their bank immediately if they believe they have been scammed.

# smishing - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Bank of Ireland warns customers over 'smishing' text scam
# Alert
# Alert

Bank of Ireland warns customers over 'smishing' text scam

Jan 31st 2017, 6:55 PM 21,215 Views 21 Comments

A link in the message might contain malware.