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5 big trends in Australians getting scammed

Image: Shutterstock Greed, desire, wishful thinking and naivety are lucrative markets for scam artists – and their age-old hustles are increasingly being supplemented by digital...

Fake COVID-19 testing kits and lockdown puppy scams: how to protect yourself from fraud in a pandemic

Image: Shuttlestock Fraudsters are ruthless and will use any means necessary to gain financial advantage. Earlier this year, as Australians were battling the devastating bushfires, fraudsters...

How to get away with fraud: the successful techniques of scamming

Fraudsters use specific social engineering tactics to gain the trust of their victims. Shutterstock It is easy for those of us who have ignored emails...