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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 urging tech-savvy daters to be on the lookout for romance scammers this Valentine’s Day as data shows these scams are increasingly happening through social media and dating apps.
… beware – if you receive an approach out of the blue from someone asking for personal information or money, don’t … are the real deal, hang up. You can then call the NDIA using their official contact number: 1800 650 717. … Dating … details personal: Never share personal, banking or creditcard information or photos with someone you don’t know …

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