Research by RateCity.com.au shows vast numbers of Australians are losing money to crims through credit card hacks, identity theft or simply being tricked into handing over cash.
In the past 12 months, scams have cost Australians $201 million. In the first three months of 2021 alone, crims fleeced their victims out of $63 million.
Scammers have an array of tactics to catch people off-guard. But that doesn't mean you have to be the next victim. Here are five ways to help keep scammers at bay.
Don't assume scams, fraud and identity theft won't happen to you.
A little extra vigilance goes a long way to keeping your money safe.
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