Scams Awareness Week 2023

Scams Awareness Week 2023

Did you know that roughly 80% of all scams reported to Scamwatch include some form of impersonation? This year the top 3 most reported impersonation scams to Scamwatch were road toll scams, Australian Government impersonation scams, and hi mum/family impersonation scams.

For this reason, Scams Awareness Week 2023 is focusing on impersonation scams.

Basic Tech encourages people to consider who’s really there – to stop, think, and protect themselves from being scammed.

Scams Awareness Week (27 November – 1 December 2023) is an annual campaign that raises awareness about common scams and offers tips on protecting people from scammers. As of 30 September 2023, Scamwatch had received over 230,000 reports of scams, with losses totaling over $397 million.

We have a handy Scams Awareness Info Pack with statistics, tips to spot and avoid impersonation scams, and most importantly, where to get help depending on the scam.

To access this, click HERE.

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