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Kilkenny gardaí warn public over phone scam in recent days

Phone scammers targeting Dundalk residents

Gardaí are warning the public over a recent phone scam that is targeting people living in Kilkenny.

"People are continuing to get calls from 083 numbers unknown to them saying there's a warrant out for their arrest which will be cancelled on payment of a fine.

"One member of the public received a call purporting to be from the Social Protection Office making these demands. This is of course a scam. Don't engage, don't ring back and never ever give your bank details," warned a garda spokesperson.

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