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ATO issues a phone scam warning

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) has issued a warning about an aggressive phone scam. Fraudsters are claiming to be calling from the ATO and frightening people into paying a fake tax debt over the phone. If the recipient resists, the fraudster threatens jail time or arrest. This is a particularly worrying scenario for family members…

Beware of fake ATO emails

The internet has revolutionised our lives. Unfortunately, it’s also opened up endless new opportunities for criminals to take advantage of us and one of the most popular scams involves criminals pretending to be from the Tax Office. It’s simple enough. You receive an email purporting to be from the tax office. It may look like…

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