Permanent tsb customers have been receiving text messages and phone calls claiming to be from permanent tsb. These messages contain links such as, which lead targeted customers to a replicated website where they are asked to divulge their banking credentials. Many of these payments are being directed to Payment Apps. Some customers are also receiving follow up calls purporting to be from permanent tsb requesting them to provide a onetime passcode which criminals then use to remove funds from your account.

Image of text messages claiming to be from permanent tsb.


How to spot fake/fraudulent links

Permanent tsb will never include links (URLs) when communicating with our customers by text. Our main websites are as follows (with fake link comparisons):

Real link: - Fake link:
Real link: - Fake link:
Real link: - Fake link:
Real link: - Fake link:

Permanent tsb will never attach bare URLS to text messages(such as Please also note that the URL in the above message reads ".com". All of permanent tsb websites use ".ie".

What should you do if you receive suspicious SMS?

  • Do not click on the link that is in the SMS.
  • Do not divulge any credit/debit card/account log-on information.
  • Do not respond to the message.
  • Regarding genuine authorisation codes received from permanent tsb via SMS please ensure that you read and fully understand the text message before proceeding
  • If you have already clicked the link and/or sent your details, contact us as soon as possible on +353 (1) 669 5851. We will cancel your Open24 number and arrange a new one for you.
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