June 13, 2021
Scam/Fraud

Police warn against scams after more than €100,000 stolen in past two weeks

The police have said that more than €100,000 have been stolen by scammers over the past two weeks.

The scam, which has seen more than 200 reports filed to the Cyber Crime Unit, saw victims having between €800 and €1,800 debited from their bank accounts.

Scammers posing as companies send out text messages or emails informing clients they received a package. Victims are then instructed to click on the link and pay a small administrative fee for this package to be delivered to them.

Once they click on the provided link, customers are provided with a fake website similar to the operators, and are asked to input sensitive details like…

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