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The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is warning the community to be aware of phone calls from scammers pretending to be from the Department of Human Services or Centrelink.

The ACCC is urging Australians to hang up on and delete tax scams after more than $1 million was reported lost to Scamwatch already this year.

Scamwatch is warning Australian consumers and small businesses to take extra care when seeking government grants and to be suspicious of unsolicited offers of money in the form of government grants.

SCAMwatch is warning consumers to protect themselves from identity theft when using social networking sites especially during the holiday season.

Scams target you—Protect your identity is the latest message from the Australasian Consumer Fraud Taskforce. Treat your personal details like you would treat money—don't leave them lying around for others to take!

Scams target you - Protect your phone is the latest message from the Australasian Consumer Fraud Taskforce. Phone scams can happen without you even knowing.

Scams target you - protect your money is the latest message from the Australasian Consumer Fraud Taskforce. Remember, if it sounds too good to be true - it probably is.

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