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  • ScamReport2020
    Scam Review Reports

    2021 Scam Report cover

    A record number of Western Australians fell victim to scams in 2021, also losing a record amount of money. The 2021 Year in Review Scam Report, WA ScamNet reveals 1,041 victims reported losses totalling $14,791,708. The greatest financial losses were recorded as result of investment cons ($6.67 million), mainly cryptocurrency, and romance/dating scams ($2.99 million). 

     

     

     

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  • 2019 Targeting scams report
    Targeting scams Reports

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) produce an annual report on scam activity from the data they collect. This report produced annually explains key trends in scam activity and highlights the impact of scams on the community.

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