Local phone numbers used by bogus scammers
Gardai have received reports that bogus scammers are using a Trim phone number to look for bank details stating that money is owed.
Advice for public in the media warnings is always the same, according to Meath Crime Prevention.
Be wary of such calls, especially if initially it is automated
Do not engage
Do not return call
Never share personal information
Never give away pps number
Banking details or personal pin numbers
Do not allow them to move money out of your account
Do not download any apps onto your phone or remote access to your laptop
Do not remove money for them
Do not meet them
Do not arrange to meet them.
Office of the Attorney General, Gardaí or Social Protection will never ring you and ask you for personal data.