Scammers have fleeced more than $27,000 from unsuspecting Australians this year, targeting many with bogus calls, supposedly from the Department of Human Services or Centrelink, targeting pensions and unemployment benefits.
On the eve of the Melbourne Cup, gamblers have been warned by Scamwatch that “confidence tricksters” are on the hunt for more victims. The warning comes in a year when Australians have already lost more than one million dollars to “con artists” pushing sports investment.
There is an old saying, “If it seems too good to be true it probably is!” So it's timely to warn of the latest scam purporting to be from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).
Why does King Canute come to mind ?
I'm surprised they didn't say if Apple devices were ok to use or not?
Take comfort in that when it takes 2 hours to watch a 90 minute movie on Netflix.
"Choosing your comparisons is like marking your own homework — it's very easy to get top marks."
Yeah just what I want more spyware from our (not) trustworthy Federal Government to put on my 'phone. No chance[…]