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Scammers swindled nearly $4.7 million from Australian businesses in 2017 according to the ACCC’s latest Targeting scams report – a 23 per cent increase compared to 2016.

… annual Targeting scams report , released today, more than 200,000 scam reports were submitted to the ACCC, Australian … they’re contacted by scammers who are pretending to be from well-known government organisations or businesses. Scamwatch received almost 33,000 reports of …

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.

SCAMwatch is warning people to beware of online scams – surveys, emails and social-media posts – offering fake gift vouchers or other bogus inducements in return for disclosing credit card and other personal information.

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