Scam Alert – Telephone calls purporting to be from FIU Ireland

Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) Ireland has been notified of a “vishing scam” whereby persons are receiving calls from mobile phone numbers with a recorded message stating the caller is from the “Garda FIU” and that “suspicious transactions” have taken place on “your account”. The recorded message requests the person to “dial 1” to rectify the issue.

These call are not from FIU Ireland, are coming from different mobile phone numbers including 086-7652500, 087-2742110 & 089-9412301.

Please do NOT to follow any instructions in the recorded message, which could ultimately lead to you being a victim of deception and or financial loss.