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lend him a tenor Irish singer scammed out of almost €7.5k says ordeal 'aged him dramatically'

He believed that the message was legitimate as he recently sent a large package to one of his fans.

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Paul Byrom was scammed out of €7,500

Paul Byrom was scammed out of €7,500

Paul Byrom was scammed out of €7,500

Irish singer Paul Byrom who was scammed out of €7,500 has said that his ordeal aged him dramatically.

The tenor told RSVP that he received a fake message purporting to be from a post office and asking him to pay a €1.90 customs charge.

Byrom believed that the message was legitimate as he recently sent a large package to one of his fans.

“I aged very dramatically over the past couple of days,” he told the publication.

To his shock, €6,500 was taken from his account but after cancelling his cards, another €1,000 was nicked.

“I rang the bank, was waiting for ages to get through, and those automated machines would drive you bonkers, especially in a stressful situation like this, and cancelled the cards so that was all grand,” he said.

But after checking his account again he found more money had vanished.

“Another thousand was gone. I had to freeze everything, all of my accounts, because seven and a half grand had gone missing.”

Luckily for Paul, his bank will be able to track the funds and refund it to him.

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