Mrs Brown’s Boys team warns fans about scammers claiming to be Brendan O’Carroll

The team have issued the notice to fans after the fraudsters encouraged them to spend money on merchandise

Fans of Brendan O’Carroll’s comedy show Mrs Brown’s Boys have been warned to stay vigilant over scammers pretending to be members of the cast.

The fraudsters have been using social media and private messages to approach fans while pretending to be cast members including Danny and Brendan O’Carroll. They have asked them to purchase merchandise and “win free gifts”.

But the company behind Mrs Brown’s Boys have said that they will never contact fans directly. They are urging fans to ignore and delete any such approaches as they are a scam.

Brendan O'Carroll in Mrs Brown's Boys
Brendan O’Carroll in Mrs Brown’s Boys

They said: “Hi everybody, it has come to our attention that a number of fans are being contacted by people pretending to be our cast members such as Danny O’Carroll & Brendan O’Carroll via dm’s on social media platforms etc looking for you to purchase merchandise and win a free gift etc. we never have or will contact anyone directly and this is a scam so please ignore and delete any requests you get. Thank you you for taking the time to read this and stay safe, that’s nice.”

Mrs Brown’s Boys is set to go on tour across Ireland later this year. The “Musical for Moore Street” will begin in Derry in November before finishing up in Dublin’s 3Arena in the days before Christmas in December.

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