Offaly Family Conned Out Of Nearly €2k By Aer Lingus Imitators

The situation is being described as very distressing.

An Offaly family has lost nearly €2,000 to scammers imitating Aer Lingus booking staff.

The fraudsters informed the family their upcoming flight couldn't be guaranteed as a result of the ongoing dispute with IALPA.

They were told to follow a number of steps to cancel the flight, which resulted in their bank account being cleared of €1,800.

Laois Offaly Independent TD, Carol Nolan, says it's a very distressing situation:

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