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(AUSTRALIA) SCAM REPORT: Last year scammers stole close to $34 million collectively from people who identified as culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD), people with disability, and Indigenous #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – June.15: Unfortunately, scheming scammers try to target people who by virtue of their background, disadvantage, language skills or disability may experience vulnerability, and be more likely to fall for their tricks,” Ms Rickard said. ACCC Report: Culturally and linguistically diverse community lose $22 million to scams in 2020, reports from Indigenous Australians up […]

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(AUSTRALIA) SCAMS REPORT: Scamwatch & ReportCyber together with other government agencies, 10 banks and financial intermediaries, complied based on more than 444,000 reports #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – June.08: Investment scams accounted for the biggest losses, with $328 million, and made up more than a third of total losses. Romance scams were the next biggest category, costing Australians $131 million, while payment redirection scams resulted in $128 million of losses. AUSTRALIA: Scammers capitalise on pandemic as citizens lose record $851 million […]