Phone, Computer and Cyber Scams

30 September, 2020

As there has been an increased number of complaints to local GardaĆ­ in relation to phone, computer and cyber scams we would like to bring your attention to the following.

Anyone can be the target of financial fraud and scams, and at any time. Your best defence is to stay informed, alert, and secure.

There are many different types of Frauds & Scams to be aware of:

  • Email Fraud (Phishing)
  • Phone Fraud (Vishing and Smishing)
  • Card & Cheque Fraud
  • Online Fraud
  • Advertising Scams
  • Counterfeit Notes

www.fraudsmart.ie is a great website full of helpful tips on how to protect yourself against fraud.

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