$300 million lost to scams in 2016

Have you been the victim of a scam? You’re not alone, it seems.

There were 200,000 reported scams to Australia’s consumer watchdog, the ACCC, and the Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN), last year.

Australians lost a massive $300 million to scams in 2016 – rocketing almost 50 per cent on the 2015 figures.

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Source:  https://au.finance.yahoo.com/news/1188199-065543523.html