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An Post warns on fresh wave of phishing scams

9 December 2020

A fresh wave of phishing scams, aimed at tricking members of the public into giving away sensitive financial details, has been hitting a wide range of businesses including An Post.

The scammers use a number of methods, the latest, involves a text message or email telling customers they have a mail item that is being held because of an overdue payment. The messages often carry an An Post logo and are designed to look like a genuine customer contact.

Customers should be ScamAware and delete these massages straightaway. An Post would not ask you to disclose sensitive personal details or communicate with you in this way.

We have been successful in taking down many of these scams and will continue taking action against them.

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