Fermanagh man among scam gang accused in court

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 […]


Warning of convincing National Insurance number scam

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 […]


Warning after woman caught cold with old fridge scam

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 […]


Local man loses £20,000 in online banking scam

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 […]