AIB Scam Text Linked to helpaib.com - Card Placed On Hold

The AIB scam text message below, with a link to helpaib.com, which claims the recipients' card has been placed on hold, is being sent by cybercriminals. The aim of the cybercriminals is to trick their potential victims into clicking the link in the fake text message, which goes to a fake and phishing AIB website that steals account credentials, personal and financial information.

AIB Scam Text Linked to helpaib.com - Card Placed On Hold

The AIB Scam Text

AIB Scam Text - helpaib.com - Card Place on Hold due to unusual activity

AIB: Due to unusual activity, your card has been placed on hold. Please visit helpaib.com and follow the instructions there.

So far, potential victims have received the AIB scam text message from the following telephone numbers:

  • 353873917720
  • 353873392761
  • 353870980023
  • 353876555741
  • 353873923919

If you have received a AIB scam text, please do not click the link it, just ignore it. Post it in a comment below along with the telephone number it came from. This will inform others.

If you were tricked by the scam text and submitted your financial information to the phishing website you were taken to after clicking the link, please contact your bank for help before your information is used fraudulenlty.

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  • April 25, 2022 at 4:21 AM by an anonymous user from: Broadlands, Ballina, Ireland

    Same scam here. THE LINK IS helpcenter-security.com. The usual, unusual activity on account and a hold is on your card. From No. 0857672376

  • April 24, 2022 at 10:50 AM by an anonymous user from: Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

    another one 353857672376

  • April 24, 2022 at 8:50 AM by an anonymous user from: Broadlands, Ballina, Ireland

    Got a text message from 353 767 2376

    Unusual activity- AIB

  • April 22, 2022 at 12:35 PM by an anonymous user from: Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

    got a text message from 353857672376

  • April 16, 2022 at 4:10 PM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland

    353 (87) 654 6323

  • April 10, 2022 at 3:17 PM by an anonymous user from: Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

    Got same one claiming to be from BOI. The number that texted me is 353 87 654 6323

  • April 4, 2022 at 6:14 AM by an anonymous user from: Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

    unusual activity on card 353879005874

  • April 3, 2022 at 3:40 PM by an anonymous user from: Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland

    Got a text message from 087 6546323 saying unusual activity on ptsb account abd card placed on hold. Obviously same scam.

  • March 30, 2022 at 3:45 AM by an anonymous user from: Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland

    Got this scam text from 087 0980023 on Friday night 25/03/'22 at 21.13pm. Don't even have an AIB account 🙄

  • March 29, 2022 at 6:04 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

    Message from 00353 87 9045987

  • March 28, 2022 at 11:19 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 24, Dublin, Ireland

    MESSAGE RE CARD ON HOLD FROM 00353 87 900 2240

    This is what I got.

  • March 28, 2022 at 8:14 AM by an anonymous user from: Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

    Got that scam text from 0877148879

  • March 28, 2022 at 7:39 AM by an anonymous user from: Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland

    Got that text from 087 654 6323

  • March 27, 2022 at 3:45 PM by an anonymous user from: Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

    Got that text from 087 900 2240

  • March 27, 2022 at 7:42 AM by an anonymous user from: Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

    got that text from 0876546323

  • March 27, 2022 at 3:08 AM by an anonymous user from: Dundalk, Ireland

    Got this text this am from 353879033712

  • March 26, 2022 at 10:31 PM by an anonymous user from: Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

    Also from 0877148879

  • March 26, 2022 at 7:18 PM by an anonymous user from: Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland

    Received this text from 0879033712

  • March 26, 2022 at 5:35 PM by an anonymous user from: Broadlands, Ballina, Ireland

    0879005874 I received a text saying card on hold which I googled the message to see it is scam. I will delete the message after sending this

  • March 26, 2022 at 5:25 PM by an anonymous user from: Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

    I got the card on hold message from 0879045987

  • March 26, 2022 at 4:31 PM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 24, Dublin, Ireland

    I got a text from 353879002240 saying my card has been placed on hold

  • March 26, 2022 at 3:36 PM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 24, Dublin, Ireland

    087 7148879

    i just received a text from

    087 7148879

    add this to the list

  • March 26, 2022 at 3:31 PM by an anonymous user from: Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland

    I got one from 353 (87) 904 5987

  • March 26, 2022 at 3:26 PM by an anonymous user from: Sandyford Industrial Estate, Dublin, Ireland

    I got it from 0879045987

  • March 26, 2022 at 3:24 PM by an anonymous user from: Broadlands, Ballina, Ireland

    Aib scam number 0879033712

  • March 26, 2022 at 2:41 PM by an anonymous user from: Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

    I got one from 0877148879. Text as warned.

  • March 26, 2022 at 1:27 PM by an anonymous user from: Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

    087 9002240 just received a scam text claiming that my card has been put on hold

  • March 26, 2022 at 12:35 PM by an anonymous user from: Waterford, Ireland

    Another Aib scam number 0879033712

  • March 26, 2022 at 12:06 PM by an anonymous user from: Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

    Got one from this number also, just in case anyone gets it too

    353 (87) 903 3712

  • March 26, 2022 at 11:37 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 24, Dublin, Ireland

    Got one from this number 353 (87) 900 5874

  • March 26, 2022 at 11:13 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 24, Dublin, Ireland

    Got scam text claiming to be from aib the number is 0877148879

  • March 26, 2022 at 10:58 AM by an anonymous user from: Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

    087 9033712 - Scam Number

  • March 26, 2022 at 10:19 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland

    Got one of these spam messages today. Came from 0876546323

  • March 26, 2022 at 9:41 AM by an anonymous user from: Lisbon, Portugal

    Got this scam text just now from: 353-87-904-5987

  • March 26, 2022 at 9:36 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 24, Dublin, Ireland

    Got same text from 0857672376

  • March 26, 2022 at 9:02 AM by an anonymous user from: Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

    Got one from 353879002240

  • March 26, 2022 at 8:46 AM by an anonymous user from: Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland

    Just after receiving from phone number 087 9005874.

    (Don't even bank with AIB!)

  • March 26, 2022 at 8:14 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland

    Received today at 14:12 from 353 (87) 904 5987

  • March 26, 2022 at 8:07 AM by an anonymous user from: Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

    Received today 26.03.22 from 0879045987

    • March 26, 2022 at 8:28 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland

      0879005874 receives 1315 hrs today

  • March 26, 2022 at 8:05 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland

    From 087 9045987 at 12:40 today

  • March 26, 2022 at 7:53 AM by an anonymous user from: Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland

    Received from 353 (87) 714 8879 last night at 1.05

  • March 26, 2022 at 7:48 AM by an anonymous user from: Swansea, Illinois, United States

    26 March 2022

    Received from 353876546323. AIB:Due to unusual activity, your card has been placed on hold. Please visit help aid.com and ...

  • March 26, 2022 at 7:40 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 24, Dublin, Ireland

    0879045987 26-03-2022

  • March 26, 2022 at 7:27 AM by an anonymous user from: Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland

    353 (87) 443 8549

    Received today

  • March 26, 2022 at 7:20 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 24, Dublin, Ireland

    Received from 087 654 6323 at 0722 this morning

  • March 26, 2022 at 7:16 AM by an anonymous user from: Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

    353 (87) 714 8879

    26/03/2022 12:11pm

  • March 26, 2022 at 6:50 AM by an anonymous user from: Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

    Received from 087 9002240 last night at 00:33

  • March 26, 2022 at 6:33 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 24, Dublin, Ireland

    Received the text from number 353 87 900 2240 did not click.

  • March 26, 2022 at 6:32 AM by an anonymous user from: Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland

    Just got a text from helpaib so I'm glad to find this. Thank you.

  • March 26, 2022 at 6:06 AM by an anonymous user from: Sheffield, England, United Kingdom

    00353876546323 at 6 am

  • March 26, 2022 at 6:03 AM by an anonymous user from: Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland

    received the same message supposed to be from AIB yesterday after I made a donation to The Irish Cancer Society for Daffodil day. The number it came from is 085 7672376. I thought it was genuine until I googled and found this page. Thanks a million

    • March 26, 2022 at 6:52 AM by an anonymous user from: Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland

      0876546323 this morning.

  • March 26, 2022 at 5:33 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 24, Dublin, Ireland

    0879005874 on 26th March

  • March 26, 2022 at 5:04 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 24, Dublin, Ireland

    353(87)9002240 at 09.48. I received this message.

  • March 26, 2022 at 4:48 AM by an anonymous user from: Gorey, Ireland

    0874438549 1.30am

  • March 26, 2022 at 4:47 AM by an anonymous user from: Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

    0857672376 this morning at 07.30

  • March 26, 2022 at 4:31 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 24, Dublin, Ireland

    353 (87) 443 8549 Today

  • March 26, 2022 at 4:26 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 24, Dublin, Ireland

    Scam text from 353 85 7672376 this morning at 7 am.

  • March 26, 2022 at 4:20 AM by an anonymous user from: Loughrea, Ireland

    Card on hold from this number 353857672376 today with 'advice' to contact helpaib.com. I don't have an aib account!

  • March 26, 2022 at 4:18 AM by an anonymous user from: Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

    Received today 02:28

    087 443 8549

  • March 26, 2022 at 4:17 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland

    353874438549 26th March 22

  • March 26, 2022 at 4:08 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland

    087 443 8549 today

  • March 26, 2022 at 4:06 AM by an anonymous user from: Broadlands, Ballina, Ireland

    087 9045987 today

  • March 26, 2022 at 3:50 AM by an anonymous user from: Broadlands, Ballina, Ireland

    08790022. Yesterday

  • March 26, 2022 at 3:48 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland

    087 654 6323 this morning

  • March 26, 2022 at 3:42 AM by an anonymous user from: Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

    Received from 353857672376 today wicklow

  • March 26, 2022 at 3:18 AM by an anonymous user from: Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

    0857672376 today

  • March 26, 2022 at 3:15 AM by an anonymous user from: Broadlands, Ballina, Ireland

    Text received from 0857672376 at 00.26 This morning

  • March 26, 2022 at 3:05 AM by an anonymous user from: Sandyford Industrial Estate, Dublin, Ireland

    From 0876546323

    AIB: Due to unusual activity, your card has been placed on hold. Please visit helpaib.com and follow the instructions there.

  • March 26, 2022 at 1:16 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

    087-7148879 This morning

  • March 26, 2022 at 12:45 AM by an anonymous user from: Broadlands, Ballina, Ireland

    AIB scam text from 353874438549

  • March 26, 2022 at 12:43 AM by an anonymous user from: Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

    Got one last night from this number 0879005874

  • March 26, 2022 at 12:08 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland

    Got the same message from 354874438549

  • March 25, 2022 at 11:09 PM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 24, Dublin, Ireland

    Got an identical message from the one in the article. The number was 353879005874

  • March 25, 2022 at 10:57 PM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 17, Dublin, Ireland

    Scam text from - 353874438549

  • March 25, 2022 at 8:58 PM by an anonymous user from: Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

    I just got a scam text from 353877889245. Hope it will help you all

  • March 25, 2022 at 2:19 PM by an anonymous user from: Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

    0879002240 thanks fo the tip off

    • March 25, 2022 at 11:34 PM by an anonymous user from: Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

      I also got the scam text from this number.

  • March 25, 2022 at 2:04 PM by an anonymous user from: Broadlands, Ballina, Ireland

    0877889245 is another number

    • March 26, 2022 at 3:51 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 24, Dublin, Ireland

      I got this one as well!

    • March 25, 2022 at 8:19 PM by an anonymous user from: Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

      I also received the message from this number 0877889245

  • March 25, 2022 at 5:36 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

    Also received the txt message this morning from 0874438549

  • March 24, 2022 at 8:26 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 24, Dublin, Ireland

    this number also 0874438549

  • March 24, 2022 at 4:55 AM by an anonymous user from: Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland

    Got scam text from number 087 4415138

  • March 24, 2022 at 4:14 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 24, Dublin, Ireland

    Just got message number is 0874461280

  • March 23, 2022 at 5:13 PM by an anonymous user from: Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland

    Just got scam AIB scam text from 087 443 8549

  • March 23, 2022 at 3:10 PM by an anonymous user from: Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

    Got scam text from 087 4438549

    • March 23, 2022 at 5:17 PM by an anonymous user from: Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

      Just got one now from same number

  • March 23, 2022 at 1:39 PM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 3, Dublin, Ireland

    # used 0876555741

    • March 23, 2022 at 2:22 PM by an anonymous user from: Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

      Also 0874438549 just got it

  • March 23, 2022 at 1:30 PM by an anonymous user from: Tralee, Ireland

    Scam number 087 446 1280

  • March 23, 2022 at 1:10 PM by an anonymous user from: Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

    Scam number today

    0876555741

    Googled it as I don’t have an AIB account and thankfully found this great article about scam texts.

  • March 23, 2022 at 12:56 PM by an anonymous user from: Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

    I also received this scam alert from 353-832016226

  • March 23, 2022 at 12:02 PM by an anonymous user from: East Wall, Dublin, Ireland

    Aib Scam 353874461820 @ 5 pm 23.03.22

  • March 23, 2022 at 11:51 AM by an anonymous user from: Broadlands, Ballina, Ireland

    Scam number 353874461280

  • March 23, 2022 at 11:26 AM by an anonymous user from: Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

    Received from 0874461280 today

  • March 23, 2022 at 11:20 AM by an anonymous user from: Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland

    I have received a couple of scam texts claiming to be from aib with a link to helpline.com claiming my account has been suspended due to unusual account activity - these are the most the texts came from 0874438549 & 0876555741

  • March 23, 2022 at 10:25 AM by an anonymous user from: Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

    Aib scam nunber 353874461280

  • March 22, 2022 at 2:15 PM by an anonymous user from: Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

    AIB scam from number 353 87 339 2761

  • March 22, 2022 at 6:16 AM by an anonymous user from: Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland

    From number 353876555714

  • March 21, 2022 at 1:39 PM by an anonymous user from: Broadlands, Ballina, Ireland

    Just received this same message from 353874438549

  • March 21, 2022 at 1:38 PM by an anonymous user from: Broadlands, Ballina, Ireland

    I received this scam text message today from the following number 0874438549

  • March 21, 2022 at 11:46 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 24, Dublin, Ireland

    same from 0876555741

  • March 21, 2022 at 10:48 AM by an anonymous user from: Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

    Just got the same message from 353 (87) 443 8549

  • March 21, 2022 at 9:38 AM by an anonymous user from: Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

    I just received from 353873923919

  • March 21, 2022 at 9:04 AM by an anonymous user from: Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland

    AIB: Due to unusual activity, your card has been placed on hold. Please visit helpaib.com and follow the instructions there.

    Received from 087 6555741

  • March 21, 2022 at 8:54 AM by an anonymous user from: E2, London, England, United Kingdom

    Received message from 00353873923919 at 11.12 this morning don’t even have an aib account

  • March 21, 2022 at 7:56 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

    Just received from 353874438549

  • March 21, 2022 at 6:45 AM by an anonymous user from: Rosslare Harbour, Wexford, Ireland

    text from 353873923919

  • March 21, 2022 at 6:33 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland

    Received that message from 353876555741

  • March 21, 2022 at 5:58 AM by an anonymous user from: Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland

    AIB: Due to unusual activity, your card has been placed on hold. Please visit helpaib.com and follow the instructions there.

    353 (87) 391 7720

  • March 21, 2022 at 5:23 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 24, Dublin, Ireland

    Just received the text twice from 353874415138

  • March 21, 2022 at 4:09 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland

    Same message @ 9am on 21st March from 0874438549

  • March 21, 2022 at 4:09 AM by an anonymous user from: Broadlands, Ballina, Ireland

    Got text from 0874438549 scam

  • March 21, 2022 at 3:46 AM by an anonymous user from: Caherciveen, Ireland

    Just got that text now from 353 (87) 655 5741

  • March 21, 2022 at 3:38 AM by an anonymous user from: County Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

    Got this last night from 353 (87) 392 3919

  • March 21, 2022 at 1:56 AM by an anonymous user from: Budapest, Hungary

    Got text last night from 087 655 5741

  • March 21, 2022 at 1:46 AM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 24, Dublin, Ireland

    Received a text from 876555741

  • March 20, 2022 at 7:34 PM by an anonymous user from: Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland

    Got this scam message from 353 (87) 339 2761

  • March 20, 2022 at 6:36 PM by an anonymous user from: Broadlands, Ballina, Ireland

    Got this text and link just now from 3917720

  • March 20, 2022 at 4:39 PM by an anonymous user from: Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

    got this text scam just now from 0873923919

  • March 20, 2022 at 3:35 PM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 24, Dublin, Ireland

    Just received same message from 0876555741 I never trust any of them

  • March 20, 2022 at 1:58 PM by an anonymous user from: Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland

    HI today I got same message from this number 353 (87) 339 2761 at 6:45pm

  • March 20, 2022 at 12:22 PM by an anonymous user from: Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

    Same here from 353876555741 replied back to the text told them to f***k off

    • March 20, 2022 at 1:47 PM by an anonymous user from: Broadlands, Ballina, Ireland

      "AIB: Due to unusual activity, your card has been placed on hold. Please visit helpaib.com and follow the instructions there."

      Just got this from 353 (87) 655 5741

  • March 19, 2022 at 4:12 PM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland

    Got the exact same message earlier today from 0874415138

    • March 20, 2022 at 1:09 PM by an anonymous user from: Shannon, Ireland

      And I just got the message from 087

      4438549

  • March 19, 2022 at 4:02 PM by an anonymous user from: Broadlands, Ballina, Ireland

    This is the number that sent me a text saying my card has been placed on hold due to unusual activity.

    0873923919

  • March 19, 2022 at 3:49 PM by an anonymous user from: Dublin 24, Dublin, Ireland

    Got message from 353873392761 but did not click on link

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AIB Scam Text Linked to helpaib.com - Card Placed On Hold