Monaghan residents warned about scam calls

Residents throughout Monaghan area are being warned of scam calls circulating in the county.

Yesterday morning Gardai received a number reports of phone calls being received from an automated service stating that a suspicious transaction had appeared on peoples’ bank accounts.

One of these calls was received at Castleblayney Garda Station during which the caller requested that they press one for further information.

People are being advised to be vigilant and hang up if a call of this manner is received, as a bank will not contact you by phone in relation to a situations of this nature.