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How to sidestep a tele-swindler

February 28th, 2017 | no comments

Our very own Peita D recently received a phone call from a legitimate Canberra based phone number. Identifying themselves as the Australian Tax Office, they warned Peita that if her tax bill was not paid over the phone right now, the police would be at her front door to personally collect the money. Thankfully Peita knew something was abit off and ended the call, but it had us worried how tricky these fraudsters have become.

Last year alone, Scam Watch reported $83 million squandered from...