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Public Warning Regarding Phone Scam

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There has been an increased number of people in the Tallaght area who have been targeted by phone scams.

According to the gardaí, people are receiving calls from a person alleging to be from a bank or service provider and during the course of the conversation will ask for a persons bank details in the guise of confirming an identity or to give a new service.

Recent reports have shown that these scam artists have also called people while claiming to be from a broadband provider offering upgrades. During the course of the conversation the broadband provider will ask for personal details and bank details.

There is also a scam involved people claiming to be from revenue, seeking a card number to issue a refund. Gardaí have warned people not to give out such details and if they encounter such a thing contact their Local Garda Station.

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