25 January 2016 Go back to News
Irish Water warns public about phishing email
Irish Water been made aware of emails being sent to customers and non customers of Irish Water appearing to come from firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com and possibly other email addresses. This email contains a fraudulent link to a website that asks the recipient to log into a ‘My Water’ account to complete annual account maintenance. The email and websites are not Irish Water emails or websites.
- Change the information you've revealed e.g. Change any passwords or PINs on the account or service that you think might have been compromised
- Contact your bank or the service provider directly
- Routinely review your bank and credit card statements for unexplained charges or enquiries that you didn't initiate
- Contact the authorities. The Garda Bureau of Fraud investigation is Ireland's national fraud and internet crime reporting centre.