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Australian businesses reported more than 5800 scams with losses exceeding $7.2 million in 2018, a 53 per cent increase compared to 2017, according to the ACCC’s Targeting scams report.

Scamwatch is warning consumers to be wary of bogus security software or 'scareware'.

SCAMwatch is warning all prospective travellers to the United State of America to be wary of unauthorised third party websites.

SCAMwatch is warning Facebook subscribers about a hoax email they may receive under the guise of a password reset email.

… an email allegedly from the Australian Federal Police (AFP). The email looks real—it displays the AFP logo and provides contact details for an AFP officer—but the AFP has advised SCAMwatch that it did not …

SCAMwatch is warning consumers to be extremely cautious about getting involved in business opportunity schemes that promise a lot of income for little or no effort.

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