Financial scams are getting worse not better

Financial scams are just out of control

- November 11, 2022 3 MIN READ

Financial scams are getting worse, not better. It has to stop. You know how passionate I am about the plague of financial scams conning ordinary Aussies today… and particularly those which illegally use my photo and fictitious comments from me to lure people into their scams. All I can do is report these scams on… Read more »

Think you have to be old or naïve to be a scam target? Think again.
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Don’t think you’re not a scam target

- June 24, 2022 2 MIN READ

Think you have to be old or naïve to be a scam target? Think again. In the last 12 months, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has taken action against 595 websites impersonating their online services. These fake sites are designed to steal passwords, personal information and identity documents, such as passports and driver licences. Assistant… Read more »

ATO tax scam warning

Warning from the ATO about a rampant tax scam

- April 29, 2022 2 MIN READ

There’s a new tax scam to be vigilant about and it’s a super easy one to fall for. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is urging taxpayers to be vigilant following an increase in reports of fake websites offering to provide tax file numbers (TFN) and Australian business numbers (ABN) for a fee, but failing to… Read more »

Run fast from these bogus investment scams
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Run fast from these bogus investment scams

- August 24, 2021 3 MIN READ

Fraudulent investment scams reported to Scamwatch have cost Australians over $70 million in the first half of this year, reports the ACCC. Here’s what you can do to avoid falling victim. That’s a massive 53.4 per cent increase in reports about investment scams received by Scamwatch this time last year. Projected losses are set to… Read more »