Calls are being made from people claiming to represent organisations including Gardai, the HSE, the Dept. of Social Protection, banks and others.
There are more warnings about phone scams in Kildare.
There's been a sharp increase in scam calls and texts in recent months, and Kildare Gardai have issued numerous warnings.
Calls are being made from people claiming to represent organisations including Gardai, the HSE, the Dept. of Social Protection, banks and others
Frank Cox lives in Newbridge.
He has received a call claiming to be from Amazon, stating a person in Celbridge had used his account.
Frank shared his experience with Eoin Beatty on Friday's edition of Kildare Today
In recent days Gardaí have received increased reports of persons receiving phone calls from fraudsters claiming to be members of An Garda Síochána.— Garda Info (@gardainfo) August 13, 2021
If you receive one of these phone calls please end the call immediately. Do not engage with the caller and do not return the call. https://t.co/ozm3CILL5H