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Unfortunately, scammers are taking advantage of the spread of coronavirus to exploit and play on the fears of consumers across Australia.
… Business losses to scams up 23 per cent … Scammers swindled nearly $4.7 million from … in 2017 according to the ACCC’s latest Targeting scams report – a 23 per cent increase compared to 2016. The …

If you lost money to a scammer through Western Union from 2004 to 2017, you may be eligible for a refund. Find out how you can make a claim.

The ACCC is warning people to be on the lookout for scammers who are trying to con their victims into paying for scams with Apple iTunes gift cards.

Scamwatch is alerting consumers to a spike in the number of people falling victim to ransomware scams in 2015, compared to last year.

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