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Scammers are increasingly using fake charities or impersonating real charities to take advantage of people’s generosity and compassion, with losses reported to the ACCC’s Scamwatch increasing steadily
… 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 …

SCAMwatch and the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) are reminding people to beware of scammers pretending to represent a charity or not-for-profit organisation.

SCAMwatch is reminding 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 ot

More than $300,000 will be returned to consumers who were victims of North American-based scams after Australian Competition and Consumer Commission court intervention.

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