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There has been an increase in scams reported during tax time such as text messages claiming to be from myGov or from agencies claiming to help victims gain early access to their superannuation.
เดี๋ยวนี้ แก๊งต้มตุ๋นกำลังพยายามหาประโยชน์กับคนออสเตรเลียที่ได้รับผลกระทบทางการเงินจากวิกฤตกาลโควิด–19 โดยมีรายงานเกี่ยวกับการต้มตุ๋นเงินเกษียณใหม่ ๆ ไปที่สแกมวอท์ช (Scamwatch) ในระยะไม่กี่สัปดาห์ที่ผ่านมา
Australians should be aware scammers are adapting existing technology to play on people’s fears around coronavirus and selling products claiming to prevent or cure the virus.
Australians are set to lose a record amount to scams in 2019, with projections from losses reported to Scamwatch and other government agencies so far expected to exceed $532 million by the end of the year, surpassing half a billion dollars for the first time.
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.

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