A fundraiser has been set up for an Irish nurse after she lost all her savings to a manipulative scam.
The nurse lost over €6,000 to the scammers when they called her right off the back
a night shift.
Zuzanna, who works in the oncology unit, wrote that she had been inundated with scam calls over the last couple of weeks.
Although she would usually ignore the scams, one rang while she was sleeping after returning home from night duty in the hospital.
‘I answered the call, exhausted from working all night and disorientated at being woken from sleep. It was an automatic message saying to hold for an operator that I was a suspect in a criminal investigation,’ she said.
‘I was so tired I didn’t even realise it was a fake allegation. I waited for the operator, a man introduced himself as an officer of The Financial Criminal Authority. He gave his name as Daniel Parker, badge number 971436, he told me my case ID was EAN 7054.’
Zuzanna was then informed that her PPS number had been ‘compromsied’ and that she was associated with ‘money laundering overseas’.
He said that she had a debt of over…