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SCAMwatch is warning people to beware of online scams – surveys, emails and social-media posts – offering fake gift vouchers or other bogus inducements in return for disclosing credit card and other personal information.

SCAMwatch is advising consumers to continue to be on the look out for scam scratchie cards in their letterbox. You may think you’re a big winner but scammers will ask you for thousands to claim a prize that never arrives.

… level of income. There are no shortcuts to wealth – the only people who make money are the scammers! SCAMwatch has received reports of business …
… beware! … SCAMwatch is pleased to report a major win in the fight against scammers obtained in Canada this week.  A … Mr David Stucky, who pleaded guilty of offences under the Canadian Competition Act was fined CAD$2 million in a successful case brought by the Public Prosecution Service of Canada. Mr Stucky was …

SCAMwatch is warning Australians to be on the lookout for a new telemarketing scam where scammers send text messages to advise consumers they have won ‘third prize’ in a bogus prize draw.

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