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# Scams

This week
19th May 2024 - 25th May 2024
Bank of Ireland warns of 'alarming' new wave of online scams luring people with fake bargains
This year
2024 denies security breach after phishing scam attempt made on its website
Over €7 million stolen from romance fraud victims in past five years in Ireland
Last year
Scam warnings issued to shoppers ahead of Black Friday
RTÉ's Sarah McInerney issues warning over text scams after falling victim to one herself
Fraudsters 'find it easier' to trick victims into sending money than stealing their identities
All time
Garda warning about accommodation fraud as victims lose up to €5,000 to scammers
Poll: Have you received more scam calls and texts recently?
HSE hack: Sensitive data from 520 patients leaked online
Covid fraudsters: Here are the most common scams and how to avoid them
Warning over 'get rich quick' scams involving cryptocurrencies
Gardaí warn about Covid-19 vaccine call and text scams
Departments warn of scams asking people for bank details
Pair arrested in Belfast over recent scams targeting vulnerable people during pandemic
Christmas shopping on the move? Gardaí warn to only shop online when on personal WiFi
'The rise of absolute cowboys': Scammers are targeting students desperate for somewhere to live
Here's what students need to know when looking for accommodation
Michael McCarthy Flynn
Travelling abroad? Warning issued as one woman loses €5,000 in Canary Islands credit card scam
Woman who swindled €96,000 from elderly man had "fraudster's handbook" with bizarre 9/11 sob story
This dad trolled a Craiglist scammer in the most perfect way
Three people transferred over €50,000 after getting phone calls from "gardaí"
That 'we owe you money' letter from Sky? It's NOT a scam
Older people driven to banks by criminals to 'take out large sums of money'
Weird Wide Web: Life on Mars, World Cup withdrawal and sexting extortion
Consumer agency urges vigilance against scams
Irish Stock Exchange warns investors about 'too good to be true' scams
Top 10 stories you tweeted in 2011
Scam texts pretend to be from... the Data Protection Commissioner
New research reveals more Irish people losing money through scams
Japanese radiation text warning hoax spreads panic