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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.

The ACCC is warning the community that scammers are pretending to be from NBN to con victims out of their money and personal information.

The ACCC is warning people to stay alert to ‘phishing’ scammers pretending to be from well-known businesses and government departments trying to con unsuspecting victims out of their personal information and money.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is warning people to watch out for dodgy internet pop-up windows claiming there are viruses or other seemingly nasty tech problems affecting their computer.

Are you an avid mobile phone texter, using SMS to keep in contact with friends and family? Watch out - scammers love texting too.

… with a virus or is sending them error messages. Even if the caller claims to be a representative from Microsoft or … you should be very wary of anyone who calls you out of the blue and tries to trick you into letting them gain remote … has heard several variations of this scam, but generally the caller will claim they suspect your computer is infected …

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