‘Substantial Sum’ Stolen Online From Man In Birr

Written 3 months ago by Ben Finnegan

Gardaí are advising people to never give their personal information or bank account details over the phone.

It comes as the station in Birr received a report of a man having a substantial amount of money taken from his bank account, after a caller claiming to be from Eir asked him to log in to his online banking.

The firm has said there is a section on its website advising people on best practice while on the internet.

A spokesperson for the Gardaí has said calls like these are generally fraud or deceipt.