November 17, 2021

Cork woman loses €10,000 to bank account text scam

A CORK woman has had more than €10,000 taken from her bank account after she received a text to her phone claiming to be from her bank.

In recent days, the woman received a text message claiming to be from her bank, asking her to enter her bank details. She did as requested and later discovered that more than €10,000 had been taken from her bank account.

A few days earlier, a similar incident occurred, also in Cork. 

In that incident, a woman received a text asking her to click on a link to her online banking. She then got a call claiming to be from Bank of Ireland, with which she does her banking.

During the call, she was told that…

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