Multiple Fake Location POIs - Dundalk, Ireland

During reviews, I came across this faked location nomination and tagged it as abuse (it's true location is hundreds of meters away at 54.004419, -6.403632 - it clearly isn't in the park).

But I was reminded of another nomination I had previously reviewed in this park and also tagged as abuse, only to see it is live. There is 3D view of the park, and there is no way this playground is at this location unless dozens of trees were felled -,-6.412378&z=16

Similarly, the nearby bandstand looks faked -,-6.411777&z=16

Another plaque in the park claims to be on McEntee Avenue -,-6.41028&z=16, which is again, hundreds of meters away, I believe the likely location to be

I recommend Niantic review all POIs made by the same submitters, particularly those with 3* (might be there) location ratings.



  • NianticGiffardNianticGiffard Posts: 2,725 admin

    Hello @KwyjiboHan-PGO! We'll have your report reviewed, thanks for flagging!

  • NianticGiffardNianticGiffard Posts: 2,725 admin

    Hi there, @KwyjiboHan-PGO! We have reviewed the report and have taken action on the Wayspots and 3 Wayfinders in accordance with our policies. While we are unable to discuss our actions in detail to protect the submitter’s privacy, they may include, but are not limited to, sending a warning message, placing restrictions on their Wayfarer, Pokémon GO or Ingress account, putting their account on probation, or placing a temporary or permanent suspension on their Wayfarer, Pokémon GO or Ingress account.

    Thanks for helping us maintain the quality of the Wayspots.

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