Scammers are about, and they’re targeting your wallet with attacks aplenty, focusing on investment and dating scams most, it seems.
Aussies are still being hit hard by scams and the news isn’t good, with the February 2021 report from the ACCC’s Scamwatch website reporting over 20,000 reports from Australians and just shy of $21 million lost. That makes for a fairly expensive month, with much of that coming from dating scams and investment scams, even as topical scams related to the coronavirus vaccine start to ramp up.
It’s yet more reason why it’s important to stay aware of what’s going on and to not just simply trust those emails coming in, as scammers look to fleece people with something as simple as an email, a text, or even a fraudulent website.
According to Scamwatch’s data from February, dating and romance scams were popular, causing Australians to lose out in a little over $4 million, while remote…