News & alerts

Australians have already lost over $288,000 to vehicle scams in the first quarter of this year, more than all losses reported to Scamwatch in 2019, and scammers have now begun impersonating defence personnel to con their victims.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is warning holiday makers to watch out for scams on popular accommodation booking sites such as Airbnb.
Scamwatch is alerting consumers to a spike in the number of people falling victim to ransomware scams in 2015, compared to last year.

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