Human depravity really knows no bounds — scammers have been quick to set up fake charity sites to try and divert funds from bushfire relief efforts. Scumbags. The ACCC Scamwatch site has a useful guide to how to identify scams, along with a link to charities that are actually above the level via Consumer Affairs Victoria.
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