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Scams more than doubled in 2010 compared to 2009, with Gen X the most likely target, according to a new report from the ACCC. Costing Australians a total of $63 million for the year, one reported scam alone cost $4 million.

Published in Home Tech

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and the have made a joint statement warning consumers to be wary of unsolicited 'scam' phone calls in the face of a ten fold increase in complaints about such calls in just two months.

Published in Technology Regulation
Wednesday, 01 September 2010 15:41

Do-not-call scammers back in business

Consumers are again being warned to beware of unscrupulous telemarketers offering to list consumers' phone numbers on the Do Not Call Register for a fee.

Published in Technology Regulation



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