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… Watch out for online shopping scams this holiday season … Losses to online shopping scams … holiday season. Scamwatch has received over 12,000 reports of online shopping scams so far this year, with almost $7 … will never ask you to click a link to enter your personal details, nor will they ask for credit card details or a fee …
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.
… 25 lost over $5 million to scams in 2019 and reports made from this age group are increasing faster than older generations. In 2019, around 12,000 (7.15 per cent) reports made to Scamwatch were from people under … users to click on the top right of the post, and then select either ‘Report post’ or ‘Report photo’. They then have …

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is warning online shoppers to be wary of scammers masquerading as legitimate online retailers, often selling well-known brands at too-good-to-be-true prices.

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