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ACCC warns of scammers targeting businesses during the coronavirus crisis

- April 17, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

Scammers are taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic by exploiting and playing on the fears of consumers and small businesses across Australia, warns the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). The ACCC’s Scamwatch has received multiple reports of phishing scams sent via email or text message impersonating the World Health Organization, government authorities, and legitimate… Read more »

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ACCC says more business falling prey to scammers

- May 26, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

The ACCC’s annual Scamwatch report has found scammers have swindled close to 4.7 million from Australian businesses during 2017. The report also found an alarming 23 per cent increase in scam activity. “Scammers don’t discriminate and businesses have what scammers want: money. They’ll use a variety of cons to swindle busy workers and it can… Read more »