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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

SCAMwatch is warning would-be travelers to watch out for travel scams as scammers seek to take advantage of those looking for a hard-earned break.

… beware – if you receive an approach out of the blue from someone asking for personal information or money, don’t … are the real deal, hang up. You can then call the NDIA using their official contact number: 1800 650 717. … Dating … details personal: Never share personal, banking or creditcard information or photos with someone you don’t know …

SCAMwatch is warning people thinking about buying a franchise or small business to beware of exciting new franchise opportunities that may actually be scams.

SCAMwatch is warning consumers about a telemarketing survey which focuses on casinos in various Australian cities, including Canberra.

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