June 4, 2024

Scams: Be aware, protect yourself and act if you think you’ve been scammed!

Scams are a fact of life. In days gone by it might have been a door-to-door hawker of magic potions that one could see and taste, […]
May 16, 2023

Stop. Think. Protect. Simple tips to avoid being scammed.

We’ve written a lot about scams in this newsletter. We do so because the types, frequency and sophistication of scams are growing at an alarming rate. […]
February 9, 2023

How to Spot and Prevent Crypto Scams

According to a recent Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) report, Australians lost more than $2 billion dollars to scammers in 2021, and that’s just the […]
February 4, 2022

Life has changed…

When Covid-19 hit two years ago, most of us thought it would take a couple of months to be brought under control and life would return […]
July 13, 2021

Scam Pandemic

For many of us, 2020 was a tough year, but it was pretty lucrative for scammers. With an increase in the number of people not working […]
July 13, 2021

Fake News and Inappropriate Advice – ASIC Warnings

As we spend more time online, consuming vast amounts of content, it’s easy to forget that you can’t necessarily trust everything you read. The Australian Securities […]
October 12, 2020

Follow the Money – Beware of online comparison websites

Whether we’re buying a car, searching for a loan, contemplating credit card options, considering house insurance or researching the best deals on power costs (and more), […]
September 14, 2020

Identity theft scams – how to protect yourself

Identity theft scams are on the rise in a big way. This year Scamwatch (run by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission) has received more than […]

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