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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 about hoax offers of assistance to reclaim overcharged bank fees.

… level of income. There are no shortcuts to wealth – the only people who make money are the scammers! SCAMwatch has received reports of business …
… Beat the recession chain letter scam … SCAMwatch is warning Australians to be on the lookout for a new chain letter scam seeking to take advantage of the current economic climate. Reports to SCAMwatch indicate …
SCAMwatch is again warning consumers to be on the lookout for bogus phone calls, emails and other scams relating to the government's economic stimulus package.

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