Monday, April 17, 2023

Alarming surge in scams with Australians fleeced $3.1 billion in 2022 - crooked target Indigenous Australians, people with disabilities

The consumer watchdog has revealed an alarming rise in scams with unsuspecting Australians fleeced more than three billion dollars last year.

That's a staggering 80 percent increase from 2021 with the bulk of losses from dodgy investment scams that sound authentic as crooks become more sophisticated.

I speak with ACCC deputy chair Catriona Lowe on ABC NewsRadio

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