Gardai in Donegal issue warning about scam phone calls

Gardai in Donegal say they have been made aware of a scam phone call that some members of the public have received in recent days.

The caller states they are calling on behalf of 'a financial institution' to say you are owed €3,000, or a similar large amount of money.

They then request a payment of €100 in order to enable them to release the money owed to you.

Gardai have urged the public not to give any personal details, banking or otherwise to anyone via a phone call, email or text message.

If you have fallen victim to a scam such as this, it is advised you notify your Bank and Gardaí.

If you are in doubt in relation to a phone call or another method of communication you receive, it is advised you contact your local Garda Station and seek advice there.