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Bogus text message purporting to be from WCC

The Council has become aware that a bogus text message was sent to a member of the public purporting to be from the Council and claiming that they are in rent arrears.

 Should you receive a message similar to this please report it to your local Garda station

  • Do not click any links in the message
  • Do not give any personal information such as bank account details, PPS number etc
  • Do contact the Council to confirm if the contents of the text are genuine

 For further information please visit the Gardai’s website below.


Content Last Updated/Reviewed: 02/03/2023