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SCAM TEXTS: RSA warns of text scam which requests bank details

SCAM TEXTS: RSA warns of text scam which requests bank details

The Road Safety Authority is warning drivers to delete and ignore any texts they may have recieved seeking personal identity and banking details.

The RSA issued the warning after messages claiming to come from the Authority’s National Driver Licence Service (NDLS) contain have been sent by scammers trying to steal sensitive information.

A screen-shot of the scam site

In a statement, the RSA said: "Anyone who receives an unsolicited text message purporting to be from the NDLS seeking personal information and suspects it to be fraudulent or a scam should simply delete it.

"Anyone who provided personal information in response to these fraudulent text messages should contact their bank or credit card company immediately."

The NDLS only sends no-reply text messages to customers confirming appointment times.

The gardai and Competition & Consumer Protection Commission have been notified.