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Midlands Gardaí Urge Caution With Latest Scam Call Trend

They're reminding people to be wary of suspicious calls and messages at all times.

Midlands gardaí are reminding people to be wary of suspicious calls and messages at all times.

The latest scam involves a caller from an 094 number, purporting to be from Amazon Prime, looking for personal account information and an €80  payment.

The Crime Prevention Officer in Laois Offaly, Sergeant Graham Kavanagh, says he's still receiving reports of people being conned and losing money to the professional fraudsters.

He advises ignoring any suspicious activity and contacting your service provider directly or gardaí instead:

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