31/10/2019

Firms Warned Of Spike In Credit Card Fraud In North Dublin

Gardaí are reminding business owners to be vigilant amid a spike in credit card related fraud in north county Dublin.

Five incidents were reported in Balbriggan over the last few days and retailers are now urged to ensure all staff are aware of potentially fraudulent behaviour.

The incidents reportedly involved customers using cards with either just credit card details and no card present, or a card has been present but has passed its expiry date. Its believed the cards are being used for cash back.

CCTV is being examined as investigations continue, however staff in the area are advised to be extra cautious with regard to credit card use.



(JG/CM)

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