Spear Phishing

12 Jun 2019

We have noticed an increase in fraudulent activity relating to supplier payment requests. 

These attempts are becoming more sophisticated. Please be vigilant about any such requests, especially if you suspect it may be fraudulent.  As a general tip, a vendor will never request details of their own invoices/ contracts.

Please flag any such requests to


Please see the attached sample letter of a Spear Phishing attempt for your information: Sample Spear Phishing Letter

Please also look at the IT Services information on Detecting Scams:

Procurement and Contracts Office

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6 Elderwood, College Rd, Cork, T45 VH39.