Scam connection service taking advantage of people attempting to phone Revenue

Scam connection service taking advantage of people attempting to phone Revenue

A scamming connection service is taking advantage of people attempting to contact the Revenue Commissioners, according to Fianna Fáil TD Seán Fleming.

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Gardaí warn of upsurge in scams in run-up to Christmas

Gardaí warn of upsurge in scams in run-up to Christmas

People are being warned of an upsurge in scams in the run-up to Christmas.

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Ulster Bank survey finds 9% of adults share banking PIN or password when shopping online

Ulster Bank survey finds 9% of adults share banking PIN or password when shopping online

Ulster Bank has today released the findings of its 2019 ‘Black Friday’ Fraud Survey.

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Irish company 'very lucky' to get money back after $500k scam

Irish company 'very lucky' to get money back after $500k scam

Specialist gardaí managed to locate the transaction and get the money returned before it was gone for good.

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Irish Olympian urges caution after being robbed of €2,000 in car scam

Irish Olympian urges caution after being robbed of €2,000 in car scam

An Irish world record breaker has urged caution to car buyers after he was robbed of €2,000 in a scam in Dublin recently.

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Gardaí warn rogue trader scam on elderly in Cork could spread nationwide

Gardaí warn rogue trader scam on elderly in Cork could spread nationwide

Vulnerable pensioners are being preyed on by unscrupulous fraudsters in cruel scams that are robbing them of tens of thousands of euro.

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Gardaí issue warning abour 'smishing' scam designed to gain access to bank accounts

Gardaí issue warning abour 'smishing' scam designed to gain access to bank accounts

Gardaí have issued a warning about a text message scam that is designed to gain access to personal bank accounts.

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Scammers accidentally call Kilkenny garda station

Scammers accidentally call Kilkenny garda station

Internet scammers got more than they bargained for when they called a garda station instead of an unwitting member of the public.

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'The hospital never asks for credit card details over the phone' - Gardaí warn of scam

'The hospital never asks for credit card details over the phone' - Gardaí warn of scam

A heartless con artist is targeting ill people claiming they owe money for hospital tests.

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TERRY PRONE: Some people are needy rather than greedy when hit by a scam

Some people are needy rather than greedy when hit by a scam

My friend who runs the cliff tours referred Emanuel to me. He had contacted her to see if my Martello Tower could be rented for a month. She passed on his email.

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Shoppers: Beware of summer scams and fraudulent emails

Shoppers: Beware of summer scams and fraudulent emails

John Hearne cautions people to be on high alert as seasonal scams seem to be on the rise, so particularly watch out for fraudulent emails.

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Warnings issued as vulnerable people targeted by scammers offering fake loans

Warnings issued as vulnerable people targeted by scammers offering fake loans

Vulnerable people are being targetted by internet scammers offering fake loans.

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Scammers use Limerick priest's email account to request €700 for 'sick children'

Scammers use Limerick priest's email account to request €700 for 'sick children'

A County Limerick priest is warning the public of an email scam doing the rounds in his name.

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Update: Gardaí confirm numbers arrested in Dublin taxi scam

Update: Gardaí confirm numbers arrested in Dublin taxi scam

Several searches were carried out at residential addresses in Dublin as part of Operation Vantage, a four-year investigation by the Garda National Immigration Bureau.

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Gardaí warn of scam calls about broadband issues

Gardaí warn of scam calls about broadband issues

Gardaí are warning people about a phone scam.

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Just too good to be true? The most famous scams of all time

Just too good to be true? The most famous scams of all time

The critically acclaimed ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ has put confidence tricks back in the spotlight. Robert Hume looks back at some of the most famous scams.

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Lidl warns of text scam

Lidl warns of text scam

Lidl has issued a warning that there is a scam doing the rounds that appears to be from them.

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Indian police break up international computer virus scam

Indian police break up international computer virus scam

Those arrested have been running the scam out of call centres, authorities said.

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'Rogue' masquerading as Daniel O'Donnell attempting to scam fans out of cash

'Rogue' masquerading as Daniel O'Donnell attempting to scam fans out of cash

A WhatsApp scam looking for money is targeting Daniel O'Donnell fans.

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AIB warns of two phone scams

AIB warns of two phone scams

AIB is warning customers to be aware of two phone scams that are currently in circulation.

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Gardaí to host Ireland's biggest security expo after €70k taken from factory in bogus email scam

Gardaí to host Ireland's biggest security expo after €70k taken from factory in bogus email scam

The theft of €70,000 from a Meath factory in the last six weeks in a bogus email scam is the latest in a growing rise of online fraud across the country, according to a Garda Crime Prevention Officer.

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PSNI warn of scam from people claiming to be from a bank

PSNI warn of scam from people claiming to be from a bank

Police in the North are warning the public after close to 60 reports of attempted fraud on Monday.

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Gardaí warn of another iTunes gift card scam

Gardaí warn of another iTunes gift card scam

Gardaí are warning of a yet another scam involving iTunes gift cards which saw a business in Cork almost defrauded of thousands.

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Two men arrested in connection with ATM skimming operation

Two men arrested in connection with ATM skimming operation

Two men have been arrested in connection with an ATM skimming operation in the East of the country.

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Gardaí issue warning after two Limerick pensioners targeted in separate bank and tradesman scams

Gardaí issue warning after two Limerick pensioners targeted in separate bank and tradesman scams

Gardaí have issued a warning after two Co Limerick pensioners were duped into losing thousands of euro in two separate scams.

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Dublin Fire Brigade urging people to watch out for pub scam

Dublin Fire Brigade urging people to watch out for pub scam

Dublin Fire Brigade are warning people to watch out for a scam in pubs across the capital.

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Christmas shoppers warned online criminals are 'getting ready to pounce'

Christmas shoppers warned online criminals are 'getting ready to pounce'

A survey of people who have been scammed found that in more than a quarter (26%) of cases, it happened at Christmas.

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