Consumer groups and Gardai to discuss fraud

Senior gardai will meet representatives of consumer bodies on Tuesday to discuss ways of tackling fraud more efficiently.

24th March, 2007

Internet fraud such as ‘‘skimming’’ - the use of an electronic stripe reader that records information stored on credit and debit cards - and the identification of at least 20 gangs running fraud operations has prompted the groups to consider more ways to deal with the problem.

Members of the Garda Bureau of Fraud Investigation, the Office of the Director of Consumer Affairs and the Northern Office of Fair Trade will meet...

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