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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.
Nearly 6000 businesses reported being targeted by scams in 2016 according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s Targeting Scams report, with losses totalling around $3.8 million, an increase of almost 31 per cent.

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