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Tax scams seem to be everywhere at the moment and Scamwatch is warning people not to engage with phone calls or emails they receive threatening arrest or jail over unpaid tax debts.
Scamwatch is warning the Australian community to be wary about investment scams, with statistics revealing Australians are collectively losing $4.3 million a month to these scams.
Nearly 6000 businesses reported being targeted by scams in 2016 according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s Targeting Scams report, with losses totalling around $3.8 million, an increase of almost 31 per cent.
… masquerading as legitimate online retailers, often selling well-known brands at too-good-to-be-true prices. … Delia Rickard said. “The only thing these websites are selling is false hope. The scammers running these sites will … exactly who you are dealing with. If it is an Australian company, you are in a much better position to sort out the …

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