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… been an increase in scams reported during tax time such as text messages claiming to be from myGov or from agencies … financial difficulties and uncertainty generated from the COVID-19 pandemic to trick unsuspecting Australians,” ACCC … or even identity theft.” In a fake government threat scam, victims receive a robocall pretending to be from a …
เดี๋ยวนี้ แก๊งต้มตุ๋นกำลังพยายามหาประโยชน์กับคนออสเตรเลียที่ได้รับผลกระทบทางการเงินจากวิกฤตกาลโควิด–19 โดยมีรายงานเกี่ยวกับการต้มตุ๋นเงินเกษียณใหม่ ๆ ไปที่สแกมวอท์ช (Scamwatch) ในระยะไม่กี่สัปดาห์ที่ผ
Australians should be aware scammers are adapting existing technology to play on people’s fears around coronavirus and selling products claiming to prevent or cure the virus.
COVID-19 (coronavirus) scams … Unfortunately, scammers are … products online, and using fake emails or text messages to try and obtain personal data. Other scams … to detect a fake trader or social media online shopping scam is to search for reviews before purchasing. No vaccine …

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.

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.

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