The following articles have the tag scams
Trying your hand at the stock market? Be careful where your information is coming from.
Could your new ‘love’ be more interested in your money than your heart?
More Aussies over 65yrs are taking to the internet – but some are taking risks ...
Update your online security to thwart criminals targeting myGov accounts.
Australians lost more than $634 million to scams in 2019, ACCC finds.
Drew Patchell joins the line-up to warn you about the latest scam doing the rounds ...
Therapeutic Goods Administration issues warning on fake virus ‘cures’, urges consumers to report the promoters ...
Scammers trying to exploit Australians hit financially by the COVID-19 crisis.
Australians should be aware scammers are adapting existing technology to play on people’s fears around ...
The perfect scam: Max Williams relays his run-in with tag team scammers in Napoli.
Aussies discouraged from international travel because of crime.
Over-65s are the most targeted group for scammers, and baby boomers aged 55 to 64 ...
Australians are set to lose a record amount to scams in 2019, according to the ...
Scams involving identity theft have cost Australians at least $16 million this year.
Australians, and particularly older Australians, are losing more money to NBN scams.
There is nothing worse than that sinking feeling of being scammed on your travels.
The ATO has already received 40,225 reports of impersonation scams in 2019.
Qantas is not giving away free flights. Repeat. Qantas is not giving away free flights.
Don’t hand over your financial information to the NBN. They won’t ever ask for it.
The ACCC warns people to be careful who they ‘friend’ online this Valentine’s Day.
Scamwatch is warning people to be careful about being caught out by holiday season scams.
Thousands of Australians unwittingly reveal bank details after threats of arrest.
Christmas is a time when online cybercriminals work their hardest.
In Stay Smart Online Week, make sure you follow these safety tips.
People are increasingly being caught out by celebrity endorsement scams.
US Visa Waiver scam still taking Aussie travellers to the cleaners.
Scammers are increasingly catching out people by impersonating well-known businesses.
Emails claiming to be from Optus are the latest scam threat to watch out for.
Jump in data breaches means it’s vital you follow this advice.
People aged 45 to 64 most at risk, ACCC warns.
The Government’s myGov website has been cloned by sophisticated scammers.
Scammers encouraging people to access their retirement savings early.
If you’re concerned about rising crime rates, follow these home-safety guidelines.
A new helpline for Centrelink welfare recipients will help thwart scams.
The amount of money lost to scams in 2017 will shock you.
Recognising which emails you receive are spam has become harder than ever in recent years.
ACCC warns of cleverly disguised scammers demanding payments.
The surprising reasons why the elderly are more likely to fall victim to scammers.
Never accept a call from an unknown number, it could cost you.
The ACCC is urging scam victims to act quickly to get their money back.
What to do if you believe you have been targeted.
Police are warning Australians of a sneaky phone scams.
The ACCC has revealed its list of tricks most likely to catch unwary Aussies.
You’ll be amazed at what information can be gleaned from your expired boarding pass.
Older Australians are losing their life savings to a global investment scam.
If you are ever asked to provide an iTunes card as payment, it is a ...
Older Australians are the victims of NBN impersonators stealing their money and info.
Australians have reported losing over $13 million to investment scams.
Bobby is trying to buy a gift online, and the only payment option offered is ...
ATM skimming scammers cost Australians close to $40 million a year.
Are you lonesome tonight? Are you sick of being single? Online dating easily allows you ...
It’s time to be prepared for the influx of scam ATO emails, phone calls and ...
Here’s how to spot the warning signs of a credit card scam.
ASIC urges public to be wary of cold callers threatening access to their funds.
Have you fallen foul of one of the many SMishing scams doing the rounds?
New research reveals smart electricity meters safety risk.
The ACCC has released a handy weapon to help you become more scam savvy.
ACCC warns consumers about the latest tricks targeting your computer.
Don’t be taken in by these nasty online travel scams.
Australian smartphone and tablet users need to more vigilant.
Secure your email account from hackers with two easy steps.
Worried about your online safety? Learn how to protect your digital life.
Three money-making schemes that people still fall for.
The over 55 age group are the most attractive targets for cybercriminals.
A sophisticated ‘phishing’ scam is taking Australians hook, line and sinker.
Discover how to spot and avoid credit card skimmers.
How to spot the signs of an investment scam.
Should the Government enlist the help of cyber-savvy civilians to help fight cybercrime?
We’d love to share a story with you about how we helped Christina avoid a ...
The ACCC’s annual scam report shows that Aussies lost $229 million in 2015.
Be on the lookout this month as scammers take advantage of the Valentine’s Day blues.
Australians aged 45 and over accounted for 68 per cent of money lost to scams ...
It’s estimated that one in five Australians are affected by identity theft.
We’ve found five of the best password managers to help you keep your digital world ...
Thousands of Australians have been sold into invalid insurance products.
How to spot and avoid online dating scams and what to do if a scammer ...
Find out how to identify telephone scams and stay safe this festive season.
Top five worldwide scams everyone should watch out for.
While mistakes can’t always be avoided, you can try and learn from them, including those ...
Is it any wonder that consumers are reluctant to seek financial advice, when safeguards are ...
A whopping $90 million was reported lost to scams in 2013.
Make sure you have the best possible experience by keeping these rules in mind.
Margaret was recently contacted by someone claiming to be from the ATO handing out ‘Hardship ...
If there’s a knock at your door, could you be at risk of a scam?
Many Australians interests have been piqued by the latest scam offering a free credit report
Recent figures released by the Australian Payments Clearance Association (APCA) show that credit and debit ...
The top 12 scams of Christmas. Find out what they are and how you can ...
YOURLifeChoices has been made aware two clever scams you should be wary of
One of the most successful, and largest growing, scams to hit Australia is the ‘friend ...
The alleged operators of the ‘Microsoft scam’ calls have been shut down
A massive 1.3 million sales are achieved through doorknocking, although not all of them are ...
YOURLifeChoices member Cathy has highlighted this particularly slick scam
Have you received an SMS from a paid killer demanding $5000 in exchange for your ...
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) yesterday released the 2011 Targeting Scams ...
Recently, Drew found himself the target of a supermarket scam and he’s not been the only one, judging by the number of emails warning of similar incidents. Currently making the rounds are emails which warn about the dangers of paying with your card at the supermarket ...
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