The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) yesterday released the 2011 Targeting Scams annual report. It showed that the number of scams in 2011 has doubled since 2010, and quadrupled since 2009.
YOURLifeChoices subscriber Tom has unfortunately fallen victim to a bold new online con whereby brazen scammers are contacting computer users in their homes, and encouraging them into a setting-up a direct banking debit with the promise of computer assistance.
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