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Scamwatch is alerting consumers to a spike in the number of people falling victim to ransomware scams in 2015, compared to last year.

With tax time in full swing, Scamwatch is again urging consumers and small businesses to be aware of scammers taking advantage of the busy nature of tax time to target you.

The ACCC is urging the community not to send money or personal details to strangers after $45 million was reported lost to scams already this year and 45,000 complaints made.

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