scamwatch

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Scammers hit one in four Aussies

cyber thieves

Scammers hit one in four Aussies

In Stay Smart Online Week, make sure you follow these safety tips.

Scammers pocketing $4.3m a month

Scammers pocket $4.3m a month, on track for a record

Scammers pocketing $4.3m a month

People aged 45 to 64 most at risk, ACCC warns.

Centrelink to help scam victims

Centrelink to help scam victims

Centrelink to help scam victims

A new helpline for Centrelink welfare recipients will help thwart scams.

$340 million lost to scams in 2017

$340 million lost to scams in 2017

$340 million lost to scams in 2017

The amount of money lost to scams in 2017 will shock you.

Are you at risk of infection?

Are you at risk of infection?

Are you at risk of infection?

Airborne viruses can silently attack your digital devices.

Don’t fall for this convincing scam

Don’t fall for this convincing scam

Don’t fall for this convincing scam

ANZ Bank customers are being urged not to fall for new convincing scam.

NBN scam targeting older Australians

scammer on smartphone

NBN scam targeting older Australians

Older Australians are the victims of NBN impersonators stealing their money and info.

Pensioners targeted in iTunes scam

74-year-old woman fleeced $46,000 in iTunes gift card scam

Pensioners targeted in iTunes scam

A 74-year-old woman was fleeced of $46,000 in an iTunes gift card scam.

Inside a scammer’s bag of tricks

How phishing scammers con their way to your ID

Inside a scammer’s bag of tricks

Older Australians have this year been stung to the tune of $113,000.

Aussies conned by Xmas parcel scam

Australians being caught out by fake parcel delivery scams

Aussies conned by Xmas parcel scam

Fake parcel delivery scams are catching many Australians off guard.

Beware this ‘big four’ bank scam

Online banking scam taking Aussies hook, line and sinker

Beware this ‘big four’ bank scam

A sophisticated ‘phishing’ scam is taking Australians hook, line and sinker.

Saving Christina from a scam

National Consumer Fraud Week: how YLC saved Christina from a scam

Saving Christina from a scam

We’d love to share a story with you about how we helped Christina avoid a ...

Older Aussies popular scam targets

Older Aussies popular scam targets

Older Aussies popular scam targets

The ACCC’s annual scam report shows that Aussies lost $229 million in 2015.

Grandma conned in fake ATO scam

Fake ATO scam: Melbourne grandmother scammed of $5000

Grandma conned in fake ATO scam

A Melbourne grandmother is the victim of a $5000 ATO scam involving iTunes gift cards.

Ransomware scam hits thousands

Ransomware scam hits thousands

Ransomware scam hits thousands

New ransomware scam is using personal information to ransom Aussie computers.

Aussie mobile banking scam

woman using a mobile banking app on her smartphone

Aussie mobile banking scam

A new scam has been detected that targets users of Aussie mobile banking apps.

New scam aimed at pensioners

New scam aimed at pensioners

New scam aimed at pensioners

The ACCC has issued a warning of a new scam primarily aimed at pensioners.

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