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Department warning people in Kerry of mobile phone scam

Apr 7, 2021 17:04 By radiokerrynews
Department warning people in Kerry of mobile phone scam Department warning people in Kerry of mobile phone scam
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The Department of Social Protection is warning people in Kerry of a mobile phone scam.

The department has become aware that some members of the public have received phone calls from people purporting to be a department official.

The person is told their PPS number is compromised and they are asked to verify their name, PPS number and in some cases, their bank account details.

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The department is urging people in Kerry not to engage with these callers, and it’s reminding people that it would never request financial details over the phone.

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