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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.
Scamwatch has received over 3900 scam reports mentioning the coronavirus with over $3.1 million in reported losses since the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus).
Unfortunately, scammers are taking advantage of the spread of coronavirus to exploit and play on the fears of consumers across Australia.

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

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is warning businesses to watch out for scam emails that claim to be from the ACCC but in fact contain links that can infect your computer with malware.
A national campaign has been launched by consumer regulators around Australia to warn potential property investors about property spruikers who claim to be ‘wealth creators’ but are really just in it for themselves.

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