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… Romance baiting scams on the rise … Australians reported a record-breaking … conversation to an encrypted chat site. After a few weeks of developing a relationship, the scammer will begin asking … you met on an app and never give financial or personal details to someone you’ve only met online,” Ms Rickard said. …
… Watch out for online shopping scams this holiday season … Losses to online shopping scams … holiday season. Scamwatch has received over 12,000 reports of online shopping scams so far this year, with almost $7 … will never ask you to click a link to enter your personal details, nor will they ask for credit card details or a fee …
Our new podcast series shows how scammers use new technology to trick you into giving away information they can use to steal your identity for their own gain and ways you can protect yourself.
There has been an increase in scams reported during tax time such as text messages claiming to be from myGov or from agencies claiming to help victims gain early access to their superannuation.

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