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# Fraudsmart

Last month
May 2024
‘Recovery scammers’ re-targeting people who have already been scammed
Last year
Millions transferred through money mule accounts in first half of year
Fraudsters 'find it easier' to trick victims into sending money than stealing their identities
Elaborate investment scams on the rise, with people at retirement age the 'key target group'
All time
Fraudsters stole nearly €45 million through frauds and scams in the second half of 2021
Irish man swindled out of nearly €7,000 paying 'custom fees' for American woman he met online
Consumers warned about new online scam advertising cheap flights