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Scamwatch has received over 6415 scam reports mentioning the coronavirus with more than $9 800 000 in reported losses since the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus). 
Our new podcast series shows how scammers use new technology to trick you into giving away information they can use to steal your identity for their own gain and ways you can protect yourself.
… Australia. Scammers are doing things such as falsely selling coronavirus-related products online, and using fake … – including travel agents and telecommunications companies. If you think you have been scammed, you can make a … businesses such as travel agents and telecommunications companies people receiving misinformation about the …

The start of 2020 has not been an easy one for Australia, particularly those impacted by the bushfires.

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.

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