COMMUNITY ALERT: BOGUS COUPLE DEMAND €1,400 IN RENT ARREARS SCAM

first_imgGardai are investigating an incident in which a couple called to a family’s home claiming to be from Donegal County Council demanding €1,400 in rent arrears.Coupe demanded €1,400 in rent arrears from council homeowner.The incident, which happened last Friday night, in a rural part of the Letterkenny Electoral area.The couple demanded that the cash be handed over immediately but no money was handed over. The bogus callers callers then left empty-handed.Last week’s incident is the latest in a series of such bogus attempts to get cash from the public.Last month a bogus couple also called to a business premises in Lifford last month demanding rates payments.The couple had a Donegal County Council-headed letter on it but no official identification. No money was handed over on that occasion either and it is not known if the incidents are connected.A spokesman for the council said “As it turned out the person was not in rent arrears at al and no money was handed over.“We would just like to tell people that it will rarely happen that our staff will call to private homes.“If they have to then they will have official identification and will arrange to call in advance.”“We are asking all householders and business owners to be vigilant of this type of activity.” COMMUNITY ALERT: BOGUS COUPLE DEMAND €1,400 IN RENT ARREARS SCAM was last modified: December 17th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires

first_img Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires 3 Comments   Share   @tstace215_116 easily the best baseball team in Philly— Jesse Parker (@TheJayKid13) October 8, 2017 The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling – / 29 Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact @adam_folk26 the best baseball team in Philly— Matt Duffy (@matthewduffy_0) October 8, 2017center_img It’s Gone. 😂 #FlyEaglesFly pic.twitter.com/KDScLmpPwR— NFL (@NFL) October 8, 2017Thank you, NFL, for making football a little more fun.When the league got rid of its rules against choreographed celebrations before the 2017 season, it was expected to take away petty flags. It’s also led to amazing things like this.Cardinals fans didn’t enjoy a 59-yard touchdown catch and run by Eagles wideout Torrey Smith that put Philadelphia ahead 21-0 near the end of the first quarter on Sunday, but they should be able to appreciate the thought put into his celebration. Top Stories Better than the phillies— Austin Sherwood (@austin_sherwood) October 8, 2017 Phillies could have used him— arturo (@archurops) October 8, 2017 Philadelphia Eagles’ Torrey Smith, right, celebrates with teammates after scoring a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) Pitcher Nelson Agholor hung a curveball, and Smith smashed a home run that catcher Alshon Jeffery and ump Carson Wentz could appreciate.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)This got a good reception on Twitter.It also led to a bunch of people insulting the Phillies.last_img read more