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Don’t Fall For The ‘Secret Sister’ Scam

Don’t Fall For The ‘Secret Sister’ Scam

It’s becoming an annual holiday tradition — the Better Business Bureau has once again issued a warning about the “Secret Sister” gift scam. Stay away from Facebook posts asking for “six ladies to participate in a Secret Sister gift exchange,” as it’s a pyramid scheme that relies on unwitting people…

Australians Have Been Hit With a Spike in Rental Scams

Australians Have Been Hit With a Spike in Rental Scams

Coronavirus restrictions have presented an opportunity for a new type of scam — rental scams — resulting in $300,000 in losses since this time last year, Australia’s consumer watchdog has warned. The ACCC has said accommodation and rental scams are on the rise as Australians turn to virtual inspections in…