Gardaí in Birr are appealing to the public to be aware of scam calls following a number of incidents today, Thursday June 5.
Birr Garda Station have recieved a number of reports of persons calling customers and pretending to be from the telecommunications company Eir.
"Customers are being asked for access to their computer and account details," said a garda spokesperson.
All of this is done under the pretence to ensure that no money has been taken from the customer's account.
Eir have been contacted and they have indicated that no one from their company is making such calls.
If you recieve such a call you are asked to report it to the gardaí.