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Beware of scammers taking advantage of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 tragedy
July 2014: SCAMwatch is warning Australians to be wary of scammers looking to take advantage of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 tragedy by setting up fake Facebook pages in the name of victims of...
Don’t let scammers ‘tax' you this tax time
July 2014: SCAMwatch and the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) are urging consumers and small businesses to be aware of scammers taking advantage of the busy nature of tax time to target you.

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ACCC 2013 Targeting scams report released
The ACCC has released its 2013 annual report on scams activity, which reveals that nearly $90 million was reported lost to the ACCC as a result of scams activity.

‘Know who you’re dealing with’ video released
As part of the 2014 National Consumer Fraud Week ‘Know who you’re dealing with’ campaign, the ACCC has released this video on relationship scams and how to identify a scammer.

2014 National Consumer Fraud Week is here!
This year’s annual Fraud Week campaign, ‘Know who you’re dealing with’, runs Monday 16 to Sunday 22 June 2014, focusing on relationship scams.

SBS Insight: Online dating scam victims share their experiences
Jenny Brockie leads a discussion involving scam victims, police and industry exploring just how devastating dating and romance scams can be, and what is being done to help them.


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