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''I've had several calls myself this week, we cant seem to get rid of them''

People are once again reporting a surge in the number of scams texts and calls being received. Th...

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17.10 10 Sep 2021


''I've had several calls myself this week, we cant seem to get rid of them''


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17.10 10 Sep 2021


People are once again reporting a surge in the number of scams texts and calls being received.

The scams phone calls vary: some appear to be from 085 numbers but are a digit short of a full Irish phone number, some come from a number that closely resembles the person's own, some have automated messages claiming to be from the Department of Social Protection or the Inland Revenue service.

Kieran was joined by consumer journalist Siobhan Maguire and Daragh O’Brien, managing director of Castlebridge, which is a data strategy and data protection consultancy...

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