Popular brands and accounting firms are being impersonated as losses add up.
- by Emma Koehn
Bitcoin has also overtaken iTunes vouchers as most common payment demanded by tax scammers, based on reports to the Australian Tax Office.
- by Justine Landis Hanley
The woman, who asked to be known as Fay, was initially contacted by "Captain Thomas Steve" on Instagram.
- by staff writers
Victorians have been warned against a cryptocurrency scam after fraudsters posing as debt collectors convinced victims to deposit more than $50,000 into a bitcoin ATM
- by Melissa Cunningham
Investment scams cost Australians more than dating scams as incidences of fake celebrity endorsements increases by four times since the start of this year.
- by John Collett
A Nigerian woman has been charged over her alleged role in a scam police say was being run by a detainee at Villawood Detention Centre with 16 mobile phones.
- by Sally Rawsthorne
Nearly half of all mobile phone calls next year in the US will come from scammers, according to a company that provides call blocking technology.
- by Hamza Shaban
A family caught up in a scam that saw thousands of beachside blocks sold to newly arrived migrants felt so threatened by a lawyer’s letter, they handed the land over to the council for no charge.
- by Gabrielle Costa
Scores of people, including locksmith Tim Batchelor, were secretly made company directors by a group of alleged fraudsters who stole their identity.
- by Sarah Danckert
Remote access scams are on the rise with more than 8000 reports recorded in 2018 so far, and losses of $4.4 million.
- by Nassim Khadem