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Romance is the top scam in Australia

ACCC asks networking sites to identify romance scammersHOW MUCH ROMANCE SCAMS COST AUSTRALIANS$27.9 millionUp by more than 10 per cent in 2014No.1 scam in terms of financial losses$75,000 lost every dayHOW MUCH INDIVIDUALS LOSTMore than $27,000 on averageA third of victims lost more than $10,00081 victims lost more than $100,000Seven lost more than $500,000THE TIP OF THE ICEBERGMakes up only three per cent of all scam reportsMoney lost by 1032 peopleAnother 1465 contacted by scammer, but didn’t lose moneyMany victims reluctant to admit they fell for a scamHOW ROMANCE SCAMMERS MEET THEIR VICTIMSAlmost 30 per cent through social media channelsAlmost same as contacts on dating websitesAlso use email and regular mailEqually target men and women45-64 the most affected age groupWHAT THE ACCC WANTS SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES TO DOProvide warnings about sending money to people met onlineBehind-the-scenes work to identify scammersHelp keep scammers offTIPS TO PROTECT YOURSELFBe careful about how much personal info you shareSearch admirer on Google Images – they often use fake photosBe wary if moved off dating website – scammers prefer private emails/phone to avoid detectionWatch for spelling and grammar mistakes, inconsistencies in stories, multiple excuses for why they need your moneyNever send money to someone met online, especially via money order, wire transfer or international funds transferNever provide financial detailsNever share photos/videos of a personal nature – scammers use them to blackmail youGet advice from friend/relative before sending moneyIF YOU THINK YOU’RE BEING SCAMMEDContact bank or financial institution immediatelyReport it to 梧桐夜网scamwatch苏州美甲美睫培训学校419论坛Tell social media/dating siteSource: Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. Data for 2014.
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