Tagged With Scam

Australians lost nearly $7 million on online shopping scams this year. Here’s what the ACCC says you should look out for.


Fintech startup Lanistar was rapped by the UK's financial watchdog


A woman deliberately cut off her hand with a circular saw in a $1.2m insurance scam



Online pet scams have tripled since last year as people look for furry friends in quarantine


Big YouTube accounts are being plagued by hackers promoting Bitcoin scams resembling the hack that compromised Twitter


T-Mobile is rolling out free features to help you ward off scammers and robocalls



The Twitter hack shows Americans still want billionaires to come to the rescue — and we need to realise they never will


Dozens of high-profile Twitter accounts, including Obama, Biden, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and Kanye, were hacked in a colossal bitcoin scam: here's the full list


An Australian couple almost had $20,000 of superannuation stolen. The scam has exposed serious flaws in the federal government's early access scheme.


The DOJ's first coronavirus-related fraud case is against a website that claimed to sell DIY vaccine kits


Aussies lost more than $28.6 million to dating and romance scams in 2019 – with some people being scammed via popular games like Words With Friends


Fake text messages about a military draft are being sent to Americans, the US Army warns



Fake pet sellers are duping puppy lovers with a scam that promises them adorable pets that don't exist


Aussies are being targeted by 'cardless cash' scams, according to the ATO – here's how they work


Costco says a $75 coupon going viral on Facebook is fake


Facebook is trialling a tool to tackle those annoying fake ads where Karl Stefanovic tries to flog you Bitcoin



5 cryptocurrency scammers charged over $3 million fraud — and more than 100 got sucked in


Wealthy parents are giving up custody of their children to get need-based financial aid from colleges: 'It's a scam'


Police in Ohio say a viral Facebook post about a man impersonating country star Travis Tritt is a hoax


The FTC has taken legal action against iBackPack for raising $800,000 and never delivering products in 'a deceptive crowdfunding scheme'