21 May 2018 Australians lost $340 million to scammers in 2017 Australians lost more money to scammers in 2017 than in any other year since the ACCC began reporting on scam activity. 9 February 2018 Making a Western Union refund claim If you lost money to a scammer through Western Union from 2004 to 2017, you may be eligible for a refund. Find out how you can make a claim. 10 October 2017 Watch out for scammers when going online This Stay Smart Online Week, the ACCC is warning the community to watch out for common online scams they might encounter. 22 August 2017 Watch out for NBN scams The ACCC is warning the community that scammers are pretending to be from NBN to con victims out of their money and personal information. 18 May 2015 National Consumer Fraud Week 2015 Nearly $82 million was lost to scams in 2014, and many included some form of identity fraud. The theme of National Consumer Fraud Week 2015 is ‘get smarter with your data’. 12 February 2015 This Valentine’s Day, protect your heart when seeking love online This Valentine’s Day, SCAMwatch is warning the online dating community to beware of any love interest who asks for money.