Online scams cost Australians millions of dollars each year and anyone can be targeted.
Advance fee fraud scams ask you to send money or personal financial details up-front before you can receive some reward.
Dating and romance scams are common and can be traumatic for the victim.
Fake online shopping sites prey on people searching for a bargain.
Many trusted services and brands are falsely copied by scammers to make the scam more believable. These copies can be sophisticated and hard to spot.
Technical support scams (also known as ‘remote access’ scams) play on people’s fears to get access to their computers and to steal their money.
Typically, scammers pretend to be from a government agency or well-known company who threaten you into handing over your money or personal informat