November 28, 2016 BY Valentina Kirilova

ACCC warns on Centrelink pretenders scams

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has warned the community to be aware of phone calls from scammers pretending to be from the Department of Human Services or Centrelink. The ACCC’s Scamwatch has received over 2,200 reports of this scam since January, with more than $27,000 reported lost. Four individuals have reported losses of $1,000…

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