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Lifestyle

Everything you need to know about romance fraud

More than 4000 Australians reported being a victim of romance fraud in the past year alone.

Scams

Online thieves are targeting elderly Australians more than ever

Criminals are scamming older Australians at a higher rate than the rest of the community and the ACCC warns that this is their peak season.

Technology

ACMA releases new rules to detect, trace and block scam calls

The Australian Communications and Media Authority's Combating Scams Action Plan aims to reduce the scale and impact of scam calls on Australians.

Scams

Fake supermarket offer scams thousands

Free food box offer attracts flurry of attention before Facebook acts.

Scams

Consumer group finds discount service for seniors is a rip-off

CHOICE warns Australians against using ‘Senior Advantage’ service.

Banking & Investment

The problem with honeymoon rates – and beware this new scam

There’s a problem in chasing better-than-average bank interest rates, warns personal finance expert Noel Whittaker.

Banking & Investment

The problem with honeymoon rates – and beware this new scam

There’s a problem in chasing better-than-average bank interest rates, warns personal finance expert Noel Whittaker.

Finance News

ASX flags surge in fake reports on social media

If you’re trying your hand at the stock market, be careful where your information is coming from.

Scams

How to spot online dating scams

Online dating can be a great way to meet that special someone, but it’s also a place for scammers to find their victims. Here are some red flags that might signal your new romantic interest is in fact a scam artist.

Apia

Online privacy protection more important than ever

COVID-19 restrictions have led to more online activity for Aussies in general– at their peril – with many risking their personal and financial security. But helpful tips are at hand …

Centrelink – Services Australia

MyGov accounts, superannuation targeted by dark web fraudsters

Australians are being urged to upgrade their online security as fraudsters target myGov accounts, superannuation and tax refunds during the coronavirus crisis.

Finance News

Scams cost Australians more than $360 million in 2019

Australians lost more than $634 million to scams in 2019, according to the latest figures from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.

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