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Scams Awareness Week: dangers of identity theft

From 17 to 21 August, Scams Awareness Week 2020 will be shining a light on the dangers of identity theft in scams.

Scammers target puppy love during pandemic

Australians have lost almost $300,000 to puppy scams this year as scammers take advantage of those seeking a furry companion during the COVID-19 pandemic. A spokesperson for the RSPCA ACT said they were...

COVID-19 scams costing Aussies over $660,000

Australians have so far reported losses in excess of $660,000 due to COVID-19 scams, according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). From 1 January to 30 April, Scamwatch received over 2,000...