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#Phone scam

# phone-scam - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Revenue warns of latest phone call scam telling people 'a criminal case is being taken against you'

Revenue said that this over the phone scam has in no way involved its systems or security.

# phone-scam - Saturday 20 January, 2018

PSNI issues warning after over €20k stolen from elderly through phone scams

A number of elderly people were contacted by a scammer pretending to work for British Telecom (BT).

# phone-scam - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Did you get a call from a Liberia-based number? Don't answer, it's a scam

ComReg advised consumers to be vigilant at all times.

# phone-scam - Sunday 1 October, 2017

Poll: Have you ever been targeted by a phone scam? Ring Ring This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever been targeted by a phone scam?

People in Ireland have reported receiving calls from unknown numbers based in Vanuatu, Tonga, Nauru, Mauritania and Seychelles.

# phone-scam - Friday 8 September, 2017

'You deserve this, you c***': Scammer seeking credit card number verbally abuses Cork woman

The woman had googled a helpline number to gain access to her emails, and called up what she thought was Google’s call centre.

# phone-scam - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Don't call back: customers warned about scam involving missed phone calls from unknown numbers

Customers have been warned not to respond to missed calls from unknown international numbers.

# phone-scam - Monday 21 October, 2013

Immigrants targeted in naturalisation scam told to remain vigilant

The Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service said some of their customers have been contacted and told they must pay a fine of €500.

# phone-scam - Thursday 2 May, 2013

PSNI warn of mobile phone delivery scam

The scam involves mobile phones being delivered to an incorrect address by a legitimate company, before a bogus delivery person attempts to collect them.

# phone-scam - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Mobile users targeted by phone scam involving Lithuanian numbers

Last month customers on the 087 prefix were targeted by a Slovenian premium number scam.

# phone-scam - Monday 28 January, 2013

Regulator says mobile users shouldn't pay price for Slovenian scam

ComReg says it has worked with mobile networks so that users are now unable to return calls to a Slovenian premium line.

# phone-scam - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Mobile phone users targeted by Slovenian premium number scam

Users have been getting brief calls from a Slovenian premium number that could be mistaken for an Irish mobile.