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$566,061 lost due to false-billing scams in 2012

$566,061 lost due to false-billing scams in 2012

Australian small businesses lost $566,061 to false billing scams in 2012, according to an ACCC report issued today.
Jul 23 2013, 11:28AM
People still getting duped by Internet domain scams

People still getting duped by Internet domain scams

Falling to domain name scam could cost you in the order of $8,000, warns consumer watchdog ACCC.
Mar 27 2013, 1:59PM
Email scammers using airline etickets as bait

Email scammers using airline etickets as bait

Bogus airline emails are something to watch out for, along with those supposedly from banks and courier companies.
Mar 20 2013, 1:26PM
Warning: Australian Taxation Office scam emails circulating

Warning: Australian Taxation Office scam emails circulating

"Tens of thousands" of emails pretending to come from the ATO are circulating, according to a new warning issued today.
Feb 8 2013, 1:35PM
Ransomware scammers hit Byron Bay school

Ransomware scammers hit Byron Bay school

A Byron Bay primary school had its records encrypted by scammers who demanded a $5,000 ransom.
Dec 18 2012, 12:21PM
Bank fee scam targeting small businesses

Bank fee scam targeting small businesses

If you're contacted by someone claiming to be from the Australian Treasury who says you're owed overpaid bank fees, it's likely a scam.
Nov 15 2012, 10:59AM
Little hope for scam victims getting money back

Little hope for scam victims getting money back

The scam has been described as "a bad Bollywood movie", yet victims apparently have little hope of getting their money back.
Oct 4 2012, 1:05PM
Watch out for these business scams

Watch out for these business scams

Scammers have set their sights on Australian small businesses, so watch out for these cons.
Sep 19 2012, 10:26AM
Carbon tax countdown sparks scam alert

Carbon tax countdown sparks scam alert

Phone calls offering carbon price compensation aren’t a surprise windfall for your business, they’re a scam.
May 18 2012, 5:34PM

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