Here are the most common scams and how to avoid them

 Here are the most common scams and how to avoid them

GARDAÍ ATTACHED TO the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau (GNECB) have been very busy since the pandemic started due to an increase in scamming and fraud-related offences in that period.

Opportunistic criminals were handed a big boost when the Covid crisis began. People were staying at home and many switched to shopping online. This created a chance for those who had the means and expertise to defraud members of the public to develop scams that could steal money from your pocket without you leaving the door.

Whether it’s receiving a phone call from an African or Asian number or an Irish mobile…

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