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.