The president of the IT Sligo Students Union says students and their parents need to be on their guard when it comes to securing accommodation.
They are being urged to be aware of rental accommodation scams ahead of the new college term.
Gardai are warning students and parents to take extreme caution in a new awareness campaign.
It’s being run with scam awareness initiative FraudSMART, which was developed by the Banking and Payments Federation.
President of the Students Union at IT Sligo Laura Muldoon, says students and their parents need to cautious.