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Scams & CyberCrime

23 September 2021

Last year, Australians lost a total of $851 million to scams.

Each year, scammers find new ways to target Australians to steal their money, information and even their identity.

Join two of Australia’s most prominent cybercrime authorities to hear about the types of scams that are on the rise and how to reclaim your identity, should it be stolen.

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Media Releases
Australian banks join new Fraud Reporting Exchange digital platform to help halt payments to scammers 
16 May 2023

Australian banks today launched a new digital platform that will facilitate the quick reporting of fraudulent payments en route or transferred to another bank.

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Anna Bligh interview with ABC Breakfast TV on Fraud Reporting Exchange announcement
16 May 2023

“Speed is the essence when it comes to getting your money back from a scammer. Even if you’re not sure, even if you just suspect something’s not right, ring your bank as fast as you possibly can.”

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Media Releases
Almost 40% leave wallets at home as mobile phone and smartwatch payments soar  
12 May 2023

The nation’s shift to digital banking is gathering pace, with the number of people leaving home without their wallet or cards, relying on their phone or another device instead, doubling in three years. The rapid changes are captured in a new ABA interactive Spend the Day site.

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