Retired Couple Scammed Out Of €30,000 Issue Warning To Others

They thought the website was genuine after seeing a "testimonial" from Michael O'Leary.

A retired couple who were scammed out of over €30,000 are warning of the dangers of investing money online.

They engaged with the online investment company thinking it was legitimate - but the testimonies from Irish celebrities, including Mullingar's Michael O'Leary, were false.

The fraudsters downloaded a software on the couple's computer which gave them access to their bank details and they carried out a calculated robbery over a number of months.

Conor Feehan from the Irish Independent says it's easy to be duped by these professional scammers:

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