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Australian businesses reported more than 5800 scams with losses exceeding $7.2 million in 2018, a 53 per cent increase compared to 2017, according to the ACCC’s Targeting scams report.

SCAMwatch is warning veterans to be cautious of potential scammers posing as representatives from the Australian Government Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA).

SCAMwatch is warning Australians to be on the lookout for an email purporting to be from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) trying to trick consumers into providing their private details.

SCAMwatch is warning consumers to protect themselves from identity theft when using social networking sites especially during the holiday season.

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