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… to be from a utility provider such as your phone or energy company and send you a fake bill. These scams can be very … as the fake bills scammers send look authentic. Buying and selling – scammers will trick people who are looking to buy …
Nearly 6000 businesses reported being targeted by scams in 2016 according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s Targeting Scams report, with losses totalling around $3.8 million, an increase of almost 31 per cent.
… masquerading as legitimate online retailers, often selling well-known brands at too-good-to-be-true prices. … Delia Rickard said. “The only thing these websites are selling is false hope. The scammers running these sites will … exactly who you are dealing with. If it is an Australian company, you are in a much better position to sort out the …
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is warning holiday makers to watch out for scams on popular accommodation booking sites such as Airbnb.

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