Donegal Gardai issue scam warning

Gardai in Donegal has issued a warning over the latest scam that’s doing the rounds.


They have been made aware of a scam text message in relation to Covid-19 and being a potential close contact.


Gardai say that these scam messages usually contain a link to order tests and if should you receive a text message like this, do not click on the link.


The HSE will never text or call individuals requesting personal information and they will never request payment for a Covid-19 antigen test.


Never disclose your private information over the phone or via text message.


If you have fallen victim to this scam then you should report the matter to your financial institution and alert Gardaí also.


Gardai are also asking people to make contact with vulnerable friends/family and make them aware of these scam text messages.