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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.

Scamwatch is warning consumers to be aware of calls from scammers claiming to be from the 'Department of Immigration' threatening you with deportation and demanding money.

SCAMwatch is warning would-be travelers to watch out for travel scams as scammers seek to take advantage of those looking for a hard-earned break.

… beware – if you receive an approach out of the blue from someone asking for personal information or money, don’t … are the real deal, hang up. You can then call the NDIA using their official contact number: 1800 650 717. … Dating … details personal: Never share personal, banking or creditcard information or photos with someone you don’t know …

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