Jan Marshall was fleeced of more than $250,000 by a scammer.
DIGITAL technology is transforming the world and having a significant impact on our everyday lives. But, as WAYNE HOWARTH writes, with this comes the danger of your personal details falling into the wrong hands.
As part of this week's Scams Awareness Week, Centrelink has launched a dedicated scams helpline to assist clients who have fallen victim to fraudsters and to identify thieves posing as departmental staff.
AUSTRALIANS lost a record $340 million to scammers last year, says the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.
IF YOU received a call out of the blue from the Tax Office saying you had a tax debt you had to pay immediately or be arrested, what would you think?
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is warning people to beware scammers impersonating energy and telecommunication providers and demanding money.
Scamwatch statistics reveal Australians lost a financially crippling $90,928,622 in 161,528 scams in 2017. It’s April Fool’s Day on Sunday, so it’s important to be vigilant, with a spike in finance-related scams common around this time of year.