AIB Warns of New Text Scam

AIB Bank

AIB yesterday warned customers about a text scam which claims that their debit card has been locked due to ‘violation of terms and services’.

The text suggests the customer call a UK number (+44 8081787352) to have their card unlocked.

A copy of the scam AIB text

An example of the scam text

The bank has recommended that customers who receive the message and suspect it to be fraudulent or a scam should delete it immediately. Genuine text messages from AIB will be sent from this Irish number only +353 873 700 700

If you have received the message and already replied to it, you should contact AIB immediately and tell them what information you may have disclosed. If you have been affected or would like more information, visit AIB website for more information