“It’s a despicable act, which takes advantage of a person’s willingness to help out loved ones who are perhaps away from home.”
THE scams involve a text or WhatsApp from a person claiming to be a family member, and have the common aim of encouraging the recipient to transfer money. The renewed warning comes after numerous reports were received in recent days from victim’s right across the province. Superintendent Gerard Pollock said: “We have noted an increase […]
AN IRVINESTOWN man is among four men accused of posing as police officers to scam pensioners out of tens of thousands of pounds. The men were apprehended last week after being intercepted by police helicopter. William McGinley (32) of Sally’s Wood has been charged with one count of fraud by false representation in connection to […]
POLICE have issued a warning to the local community to be aware of a number of new convincing scams doing the rounds recently. Many Fermanagh people have already received calls in the past week telling them their National Insurance number is being used by scammers. “We have received a number of calls in recent days […]
The email claims to be from the Post Office and states that the recipient has an Amazon delivery order with a missing address.
FOLLOWING the recent warning of ‘cold callers’ across the county, local police has encouraged members of the public to be extremely cautious when “buying goods from people you don’t know.” After receiving a report on one particular incident last week, local authorities were quick to highlight their growing concerns via social media. A spokesperson from […]
The woman’s device was hacked and scammers accessed her bank account.
Police have received a number of reports of local youths being targetted online.
IN the most recent surge of fraudsters, a Fermanagh man has been scammed out of £20,000. The latest incident comes as a survey has revealed one third of consumers here, 32% have been targeted by a scam in the past three years and the most common form of scam 74% is an email. On February 18th, a […]
Internet fraudsters are cashing in on the Fermanagh businessman’s name to promote an online scam involving “crypto currency”.