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Listen: Gardai Say People Are Often Too Embarrassed To Report Investment Scams.

: 08/03/2021 - 16:30

Gardai say people are often too embarrassed to report investment scams.

The crime has risen 120 per cent during the pandemic with one man losing up to a quarter of a million euro.

It often involves elaborate websites promising to treble people’s investments.

Detective Inspector Steven Meighan says the most popular scams at the moment involve crypto currency.

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