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Australians reported a record-breaking $37 million lost to Scamwatch last year for dating and romance scams. Total losses are expected to be much higher and scammers are now using dating apps to lure victims into investment scams.

SCAMwatch is warning people thinking about buying a franchise or small business to beware of exciting new franchise opportunities that may actually be scams.

… be blackmailed … SCAMwatch is again warning those looking for love online to stay on the lookout for scammers. … victim. Once trust is gained, the scammer quickly attempts to move the victim away from the site and its … If the victim pays, the scammer may demand further payment before removing the image or video. … Scammers have a …