September 16, 2021

Fake online bank scam costing duped customers thousands in New Ross area

At least six local people have have fallen for an online banking scam whereby they lodged hundreds of euros as a down-payment on a loan, only for the money never to land in their account.

ardaí have been receiving distressed calls from people in their twenties who have lodged up to €500 in deposits through Revolut and Paypal into bank accounts having logged on to slick looking banking websites.

‘They are purporting to be genuine loan companies. The companies are looking for the…

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