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SCARS™ Insight: Australia Reports Government Impersonation Scams On The Rise

SCARS™ Insight: Australia Reports Government Impersonation Scams On The Rise According to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, governmental impersonations are exploding online! Australians are being urged to watch out for government impersonation scams with over $1.26 million lost from more than 7100 reports made to Scamwatch so far this year and in reality, losses are likely to be far greater. There has been an increase in scams reported during tax time such as text [...]

RSN™ Scam Warning: Charity Scams

RSN™ Scam Warning: Charity Scams FROM ACCC’s Scamwatch Scammers are increasingly using fake charities or impersonating real charities to take advantage of people’s generosity and compassion, with losses reported to the ACCC’s Scamwatch increasing steadily over the past four years. This week is Charity Fraud Awareness Week and Scamwatch is warning people to watch out for fake charities and offering some quick and easy precautions to take to ensure their money goes towards a legitimate [...]

Dating Scams News

Online dating scams to be targeted by money laundering agency and ACCC ACCC says 43 Australians have lost more than $100,000 each this year, as it brings in alerts to crack down on suspicious money transfers […]