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澳洲競爭和消費者委員會(ACCC)的詐騙監察服務(Scamwatch)提醒澳洲華裔社區警惕兩種令人感到驚訝的騙局,這兩種騙局都涉及以假綁架和逮捕威脅進行敲詐勒索。
澳大利亚竞争和消费者委员会(ACCC)的诈骗监察服务(Scamwatch)提醒澳大利亚华裔社区警惕两种令人震惊的骗局,这两种骗局都涉及以假绑架和威胁逮捕进行敲诈勒索。
… the Chinese community, with losses totalling over $1.5 million. This figure already exceeds total losses to the … Scammers will then use these photos to extort money from the student’s family by claiming the student has been … community in Australia can do to protect themselves from this scam is be aware about how it works and warn their …
Gift cards are increasingly the payment method of choice for scammers. Scamwatch reports show more than $5 million was lost in 2018, a 38 per cent increase compared with 2017.
Scamwatch is urging tech-savvy daters to be on the lookout for romance scammers this Valentine’s Day as data shows these scams are increasingly happening through social media and dating apps.
… text messages … Scamwatch is warning members of the public about a spate of text messages asking for … phone numbers not in your mobile contacts. For example, the text message might read, ‘Please call me back right away. … is an Emergency I need your help!’ People who have called the number back report being verbally abused by a recording …

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is warning migrants to watch out for scammers pretending to be from the ‘Department of Immigration’, threatening deportation and demanding money.

SCAMwatch and the Department of Immigration and Citizenship are warning people who have migrated to Australia or are currently temporary visa holders to be cautious of immigration-related scams.

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