More than $5 million was lost to scams in 2018 involving gift cards — a 38% increase compared to 2017 — with iTunes cards accounting for $3.1 million in losses, according to Scamwatch, the competition watchdog ACCC’s scam warning service.
New research on unsolicited calls in Australia shows that more than half the adults have received scam calls daily or weekly, according to the Australian Communications and Media Authority.
Tech-savvy daters have been alerted to watch out for romance scammers this Valentine’s Day, with the consumer watchdog, the ACCC warning that scams are increasingly happening through social media and dating apps.
This is an unbearably good headline :-)
Great Stuff Sam - I wish this could go out to a larger audience.
5G will save us, and the NBN will have to be redone anyway.
As always, a great article Sam.
I will never forgive him.