Chamber President Pat McCormick attended the Bank of Ireland Dundalk’s Fraud Awareness Event yesterday morning, 1st May, in their branch on Clanbrassil Street as part of the Bank’s Fraud Awareness Campaign, they are hosting a series of events across the country including this one in Dundalk.

 One of the biggest concerns customers are currently facing is fraud. Financial institutions have a clear role to play in preventing fraud, a commitment which is why Bank of Ireland take very seriously through a range of measures to detect, prevent, and manage fraud cases. Recently, they announced an investment of €50 million on customer fraud prevention and protection. The investment includes €15million on new fraud prevention technology, along with consumer awareness campaigns and support for customers who are targeted by fraudsters.

This event was for customers and the wider community, and their aim was to help make everyone more aware of the various types of fraud, what to look out for, and what to do if you become a victim of fraud. The event also had a presentation from a member of the Bank of Ireland fraud team, along with a contribution from An Garda Síochána.