Gardaí Warning Midlands Retailers Of New Phone Scam

The Laois/Offaly Crime Prevention Officer is advising of what to look out for.

Gardaí in the midlands are warning of a new phone scam targeting retailers.

It involves customers asking for a high value of mobile phone top up or for a pre-paid card. 

The person involved will then pay with a stolen credit card - insisting they put the details in on the terminal instead of the card machine. 

Laois/Offaly Crime Prevention Officer Sergeant Graham Kavanagh explains what shopkeepers should watch out for:

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