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Midlands Gardaí Urging People To Be Vigilant Of Fraudulent Texts

In the past week, two people in Athlone have lost over €1,000 to online scams.

Gardaí in the midlands are reminding people to be vigilant of fraudulent texts.

It's after two people in Athlone lost over €1,000 from online scams, in the last week.

In both cases the individuals followed a link received in a text, one from a bank and the other pretending to be from An Post.

Gardaí are advising people not to click on links and to contact the company directly.

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