Gardai warn of latest smishing scam

first_img Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Pinterest By News Highland – June 22, 2020 Twitter WhatsApp Facebook Previous articleBuncrana Roads Policing Unit seize car of disqualified driverNext articleNo new Covid-19 deaths recorded in Northern Ireland News Highland Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens further Gardai in conjunction with Bank of Ireland are warning people of a smishing scam doing the rounds.Its believed people are being contacted by a text message, which appears to come from a bank, claiming the customer’s card has been skimmed and subsequently deactivated.The person is then prompted to follow a link to a false Bank of Ireland website to obtain a new card.The fake site asks the person to cut their bank card in a specific way, send it by post to the specified address and to submit their card number, PIN and phone number.The Garda National Economic Crime Bureau is urging people to never click on a link in an unsolicited text, never disclose personal data and advises that a financial institution will never request a customer to return a card to the bank in such circumstances. WhatsApp Google+ Facebookcenter_img Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Renewed calls for full-time Garda in Kilmacrennan Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Gardai warn of latest smishing scam Google+ Homepage BannerNewslast_img read more