Accounts drained as scammers get victims to hand over control of devices

Eileen Wood
Updated June 16 2024 - 2:27pm, first published June 7 2024 - 6:24am
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You get a phone call, email or pop-up message telling you there's a problem with your phone or computer - maybe it's a problem with an account or a virus has been detected.

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Eileen Wood

Eileen Wood

Senior Journalist

I'm a senior news journalist at The Senior newspaper, the leading publication bringing targeted news on issues affecting older Australians. We cover NSW, Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania, SA and WA. If you have a story idea I would love to hear it. You can email me: or phone The Senior 02-4355-5000, mob. 0487 495 805

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