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Scammers are increasingly using fake charities or impersonating real charities to take advantage of people’s generosity and compassion, with losses reported to the ACCC’s Scamwatch increasing steadily over the past four years.
… annual Targeting scams report , released today, more than 200,000 scam reports were submitted to the ACCC, Australian … they’re contacted by scammers who are pretending to be from well-known government organisations or businesses. Scamwatch received almost 33,000 reports of …

Australians who use the internet to buy goods from overseas should be wary of fake emails asking them to pay 'Customs' a range of fees, duty or taxes before their goods are released to them.

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