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Tax scams seem to be everywhere at the moment and Scamwatch is warning people not to engage with phone calls or emails they receive threatening arrest or jail over unpaid tax debts.

Scammers swindled nearly $4.7 million from Australian businesses in 2017 according to the ACCC’s latest Targeting scams report – a 23 per cent increase compared to 2016.

… annual Targeting scams report , released today, more than 200,000 scam reports were submitted to the ACCC, Australian … they’re contacted by scammers who are pretending to be from well-known government organisations or businesses. Scamwatch received almost 33,000 reports of …

We're warning the Chinese community in Australia to be wary of scammers posing as Chinese authorities and/or employees of DHL and threatening them with deportation or arrest unless they pay large sums of money.

The ACCC is warning people to be careful about who they ‘friend’ online this Valentine’s Day with stats showing people are most likely to be preyed upon by dating and romance scammers on social media sites.

If you lost money to a scammer through Western Union from 2004 to 2017, you may be eligible for a refund. Find out how you can make a claim.

SCAMwatch and South Australian Police are warning Australian job hunters to be wary of a mystery shopper job scam.

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