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Australians are set to lose a record amount to scams in 2019, with projections from losses reported to Scamwatch and other government agencies so far expected to exceed $532 million by the end of the year, surpassing half a billion dollars for the first time.

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.

… annual Targeting scams report , released today, more than 200,000 scam reports were submitted to the ACCC, Australian … they’re contacted by scammers who are pretending to be from well-known government organisations or businesses. Scamwatch received almost 33,000 reports of …

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