ATO Scam Warnings

After a run of phone calls from clients who have received text messages from the Tax Office, I thought it was a timely reminder of what to keep an eye out for to keep yourself safe from scammers. The Tax Office are using electronic communications more and more to communicate with clients about upcoming lodgements, […] Read More

Business losses to scams up 23%

According to the ACCC’s ninth annual Targeting Scams Report released on 21st May 2018, more than 200,000 scam reports were submitted to the ACCC, Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN) and other federal and state based government agencies 2017. Total losses reported were $340 million – a $40 million increase compared to 2016. Investment scams […] Read More

Credit Card Fraud – Are you next?

It’s probably happened to you, a member of your family or someone you know. Credit Card fraud is increasing at an alarming rate which is not so surprising given the increase in online shopping. What is surprising is many innocent people are being ripped off and don’t know this is happening to them. Savvy fraudsters […] Read More