An Post warns Shannonside region about TV licence email scam

An Post has issued a warning to the Shannonside region to be wary of a scam email in circulation.

The email in question encourages people to click a link in order to renew a fake TV licence subscription.

An Post has warned mobile phone and computer users not to engage with the email and to delete it straight away.

A copy of the scam email
A copy of the scam email

This isn’t the first scam An Post has faced in recent weeks, as a fake text message was also circulated at the end of September.

An Post confirmed these texts were indeed a scam to try and steal personal details such as bank information.

The Public Affairs Manager for An Post, Angus Laverty, says there are tell-tale scam signs to watch out for: