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Tipperary Gardai probe invoice fraud after business loses €80,000

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Tipperary Gardai probe invoice fraud after business loses €80,000

Gardai in Tipperary have warned the public to be extra vigilant online after a number of cyber crime incidences in the county.

Gardaí in Clonmel are currently investigating an incident of invoice-redirect fraud where the business lost €80,000.

Clonmel gardai are also investigating a phishing scam where a person was defrauded out of almost €50,000 by a person claiming to be from their broadband provider.

READ MORE: Public seminar on fraud and cybercrime prevention to be held in Tipperary

Clonmel District Gardai in association with the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau are set to host a fraud and cyber crime prevention seminar at the Clonmel Park Hotel on Tuesday, February 25 from 10am to 1pm.

Members of the public are invite to attend.