Gardai urging people to be wary of latest scams

first_img Facebook Gardai urging people to be wary of latest scams Facebook WhatsApp Previous article300 take part in Operation Transformation National Walks Day in DonegalNext article13 candidates in Donegal to contest upcoming general election News Highland Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Google+ Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Pinterest By News Highland – January 22, 2020 Twittercenter_img Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Twitter News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Gardai in Donegal are again urging people to be wary of a number of scams doing the rounds.Gardai received a report today of a man receiving a WhatsApp message from an unknown woman which included a number of videos.The man contacted Gardai as he feared it may lead to a blackmail attempt.Other fraudulent texts doing the rounds include one purporting to be from a commercial airline company claiming the recipient has won in their monthly draw.Another claims the victim’s parcel has been detained and includes a link for them to follow.Gardai say the Spanish lotto scam continues to target people in the county.People are being reminded to not click on a link of any sort, do not entertain these scams, delete the text or email and simply ignore them.Gardai are advising that if you have entered a draw and receive notification that you have won a prize then check directly with the draw holder and do not provide your bank/personal details to anyone.Anyone who feels they have been the victim of a scam of any sort is asked to report the matter to Gardai. Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Google+ Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Homepage BannerNewslast_img

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