To most people, this interaction would raise a red flag of a potential scam.
" Scams can cost customers money and cause mental and physical health issues.”
But what if the scammer looked and sounded exactly like who you might expect? Your boss; a supplier; an investment advisor; the Tax Office?
More and more individuals are falling victim to complicated, well-planned scams like business email compromise or investment-based scams.
Any individual can fall victim to a scam. Scammers don’t discriminate and will target people of any gender, age-group or socio-economic background - though scammers often do target the most vulnerable people in society such as the elderly.
Learn more about which Australians suffer the most from scams in the infographic below.