Telcos face hefty penalties if they fail to comply with new rules to stop scam calls that have cost Aussies tens of...

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02nd Dec. 2020 9:12 AM

A law firm is investigating a class action on behalf of people including hairdressers, construction workers and shop owners...

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29th Sept. 2020 2:09 PM

Unsuspecting Australians are being dudded out of millions of dollars online. Here’s what you need to watch out for.

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16th Sept. 2020 10:09 AM

Vulnerable Australians are being exploited by cyber criminals sending dodgy text messages, experts warn, as Telstra unveils...

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16th Sept. 2020 6:09 AM

THE Chronicle's Susan Hartland is one of the victims of a scam that has been growing since the outbreak of COVID-19 earlier...

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27th July 2020 1:07 PM

DATA from the ACCC’s annual Targeting Scams report, released this week, indicates scammers don’t discriminate.

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25th June 2020 10:06 AM

Two restaurant owners in Thailand have been sentenced to hundreds of years in prison after a $3 buffet promotion.

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12th June 2020 12:06 PM

Tens of thousands of Australians are falling victim to scams, with reported losses surging in 2020 as fraudsters tailor...

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11th June 2020 7:06 PM

Australians have been urged to check their superannuation balances with $700,000 lost to “sophisticated” coronavirus...

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01st June 2020 12:06 PM

Don’t take the bait from a fresh wave of COVID-19 scams as fraudsters try old and new tricks to steal your hard-earned...

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23rd May 2020 10:05 AM