Scam losses hit $2.8 million as police, tax board impersonated

Australians have lost millions of dollars to a phone scam demanding the payment of tax debts and threatening prison time, with authorities including the Tax Practitioners Board and police reporting their phone numbers have been appropriated as part of the hoax.

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Source: https://www.smh.com.au/business/small-business/scam-losses-hit-2-8-million-as-police-tax-board-impersonated-20190110-p50qk9.html