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… was first reported, Scamwatch received over 9500 reports of these scams. These scams have also already been a problem … E201(redacted) will be DELIVERED SOON." Some identifying details from the message are covered with a bar. Example: An … you have a voicemail or missed call. Do not call back the individual who sent the text. It’s unlikely that they are a …
… Romance baiting scams on the rise … Australians reported a record-breaking … conversation to an encrypted chat site. After a few weeks of developing a relationship, the scammer will begin asking … you met on an app and never give financial or personal details to someone you’ve only met online,” Ms Rickard said. …

SCAMwatch is encouraging Australians who are considering donating to bushfire appeals to make sure they double check whether the appeal or its organisers are legitimate so that their generosity reaches victims, not scammers.

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