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May

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National Consumer Fraud Week

National Consumer Fraud Week – From the 18 – 24 May, is the National Consumer Fraud Week. This week is all about keeping your personal information safe and secure. If you are not aware of whether your information is protected or not, you are at much greater risk of becoming a victim of a scam. […]

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Jan

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The latest from SCAMwatch

The latest from SCAMwatch

The latest from SCAMwatch: they advise that consumers need to be alert to scammers offering fake vouchers in exchange for financial and other personal data. SCAMwatch continues to get reports from consumers about receiving emails, text messages and coming across social media posts possibly misusing the names and logos of well-known retailers such as Coles, […]

02
Dec

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Scammers Targeting Car Buyers

Scammers Targeting Car Buyers

Scammers Targeting Car Buyers.  Fake advertisements for ‘cars for sale’ are once again appearing in newspapers and online classified sites. The sellers are offering used vehicles for very low prices which is extremely appealing. The advertisements are posted on genuine websites or classified sites, and look very much like the real thing, the difference here […]

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Nov

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Protect Your Superannuation

Protect Your Superannuation

Protect Your Superannuation.  Here at iDcare we deal with individuals who are suffering, emotionally, psychologically, and sometimes physically because of fraud.  Recently this has been highlighted in the form of a superannuation scam in Queensland and we are currently assisting the victims with online and phone support.  As a preventative measure to protect your superannuation, […]

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Nov

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Beware Of Charity Scams This Christmas

Beware Of Charity Scams This Christmas

Fraudsters and Christmas grinches  target our generosity  by posting fake e mails from legitimate looking charities. Check out these tips  from the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to avoid your Christmas donation falling into the wrong hands. Search for the charity that contacted you on the […]