People who fear they may have fallen victim to the scam should contact their bank or financial institution and report the situation at their local Garda station.
Approximately 3 years ago, scammers used 087 prefix telephone numbers to trick potential victims into calling back premium-rate numbers that potential victims were charged for. The money collected via the premium pay-per-minute services will be paid over to the scammers unless the scam is detected and shut down by the callers' telephone service provider.
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