Being targetted by scammers can happen to anyone – so it’s important to educate yourself on how to spot warning signs, and how to get help if you believe you’ve been scammed. With so many platforms and unlimited technology available for scammers to compromise, staying one step ahead of scamming trends is the best way to protect yourself.
If you believe you’ve fallen victim to a scam, you can report it to the ACCC or to Crime Stoppers. Make sure you also report the incident to your bank, change your passwords and protect your information.
Keep updated on the latest scams by subscribing to the ACCC’s ‘Scamwatch’ newsletter.