« BackKerry Garda warn of bogus distressed caller

Gardai in Kerry are warning of a new type of mobile phone scam, which has seen people in the county caught out.

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The scam involves a brief muffled call from a distressed woman looking for help and is followed up by a missed call message.

If this number is called back people will be charged; in some cases, over 30 euro has been added to phone bills.

Garda Marcus Twomey has this advice: