Gardaí are investigating after hundreds of Bank of Ireland accounts were skimmed at the weekend.
Wed, 26 Feb, 2014
Suspected hackers who stole credit card details of hundreds of thousands of people are likely based overseas, according to the garda commissioner.
Thu, 14 Nov, 2013
Criminals are targeting elderly and vulnerable bank customers by distracting them at ATMs and stealing their cards.
Thu, 22 Aug, 2013
ATM users are being warned about a worrying new scam.
Wed, 21 Aug, 2013
Shopkeepers are being alerted to a scam that's seen around 50 shops lose up to €200,000 in the last week.
Wed, 11 Jul, 2012
Ulster Bank customers were thrown into further confusion after many ATM cards and machines across the country stopped working after 10pm last night.
Sat, 23 Jun, 2012
The Central Bank has said that it is "closely monitoring" the situation at Ulster Bank, as tens of thousands of the bank's customers struggle to access their cash.
Fri, 22 Jun, 2012
Ulster Bank says over 100,000 people are affected by a systems failure that's caused delayed automatic salary and social welfare payments to some of its accounts.
Thu, 21 Jun, 2012
The scale of bank card fraud is continuing to rise, with €25.7m being scammed by criminals off unsuspecting card holders last year.
Wed, 23 May, 2012
Irish consumers are lagging dramatically behind their European counterparts when it comes to using online banking, according to a study by comScore.
Fri, 17 Feb, 2012
IRISH bank officials are working with their British and US counterparts to counter the threat of a new computer virus which can empty customers’ accounts while covering its tracks by showing the customer fake bank balances.
Thu, 12 Aug, 2010
A CRACKDOWN on an internet banking fraud gang saw gardaí seize computers and documents at a Meath home.
Thu, 05 Aug, 2010
THE use of online banking has surged 16% with 2.6 million customers now registered in Ireland.
Thu, 25 Mar, 2010
ACCORDING to Una Dillon of the Irish Payment Services Organisation, the criminals took terminals that were already in the shop and replaced them with similar ones.
Tue, 19 Aug, 2008
FRAUDSTERS have been developing technology to tamper with chip and PIN terminals in shops and steal card information.
Thu, 14 Aug, 2008
CREDIT cardholders whose details were used illegally when fraudsters gained access to the database of an Irish online retailer will not suffer any financial loss, it was confirmed yesterday.
Sat, 09 Aug, 2008
IRISH consumers withdraw more money from cash-machines than anyone else in Europe — taking out almost €6,000 a year each, figures have revealed.
Wed, 07 May, 2008
MARKS & SPENCER is the latest high street retailer to ban cheques, forcing customers to pay by cash or card instead.
Wed, 13 Feb, 2008
CROOKS are resorting to mobile phone technology to trick consumers into divulging their bank details to a bogus automated hotline.
Wed, 23 Jan, 2008
THE annual €40 stamp duty on credit cards is to fall to €30 and the levy on cash machine cards is to halve to €5.
Thu, 06 Dec, 2007
Criminals no longer need to pick our pockets to rob us — they’re doing it electronically. Consumer correspondent Paul Kelly reports.
Mon, 29 Oct, 2007
EDUCATED fraudsters have enough know-how to use complex mathematical calculations to imprint genuine but unissued bank numbers onto fake credit cards.
Tue, 16 Oct, 2007
FRAUDSTERS are making €30,000 every time they get past a bank’s security measures and con Irish consumers into divulging their account details.
Wed, 12 Sep, 2007
CONSUMERS who struggle to find small change for everyday goods could see an end to their woes from next year thanks to a new generation of bank cards.
Fri, 18 May, 2007
CONSUMERS are being fleeced out of tens of millions of euro by increasingly clever scams and confidence tricks — and some are even legal.
Tue, 02 Jan, 2007
Incidents of card fraud have decreased as a result the introduction of smartcard technology, according to officials.
Sat, 16 Sep, 2006
Banks are hoping "smartcards" will make a significant dent in credit and Laser card fraud in Ireland, which costs millions of Euro every year.
Sat, 04 Feb, 2006
CRIMINAL gangs have used card-skimming devices to defraud banks of €3.5 million this year, gardaí said yesterday.
Wed, 14 Dec, 2005
Criminal gangs have used card-skimming devices to defraud banks of €3.5m this year, it emerged today.
Tue, 13 Dec, 2005
Since June, chip and PIN technology has cost Irish banks and retailers up to €200m. But despite teething problems, it is here to stay, writes Niamh Hennessy.
Mon, 31 Oct, 2005
CRIMINAL gangs from Eastern Europe are using card-skimming devices in raids on cash machines around the country, it emerged yesterday.
Wed, 18 May, 2005
Criminal gangs from Eastern Europe are using card-skimming devices in raids on cash machines around the country, it emerged today.
Tue, 17 May, 2005
CONSUMERS clocked up €420 million of Laser card transactions between late November and early December, as usage soared by a whopping 36% before the serious Christmas shopping even began.
Wed, 05 Jan, 2005
THE accounts of thousands of AIB customers were yesterday targeted by fraudsters in a sophisticated internet scam.
Fri, 17 Sep, 2004
PEOPLE who buy tickets on the internet are at risk of being conned by the latest financial scam.
Thu, 29 Jul, 2004
INTERNET banking customers were warned last night about a fraudulent scheme to steal their credit card details on AIB’s website.
Wed, 28 Jul, 2004
Internet banking customers were warned tonight about a fraudulent scheme to steal their credit card details.
Tue, 27 Jul, 2004
The Irish Payment Services Organisation has advised bank customers to dispose of sensitive documents carefully in order to combat growing "identity theft".
Tue, 08 Jun, 2004
BANKCARD holders need to be more vigilant around ATM machines due to the growing use of sophisticated electronic equipment to commit fraud.
Wed, 17 Mar, 2004
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