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SCAMwatch is warning people thinking about buying a franchise or small business to beware of exciting new franchise opportunities that may actually be scams.

SCAMwatch is warning consumers and businesses to be on the look out for carbon price scams, particularly calls asking for personal information in order to receive compensation.

… reported in 2011 included: … Callers pretending to be from government: … In 2011 the ACCC saw large numbers of advance … Many involved scammers posing as representatives from government departments, for example offering fake grants, rebates or refunds in return for up-front payments. … …

SCAMwatch and South Australian Government Consumer and Business Services(CBS) are warning people throughout the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) lands to beware of scam distress emails t

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