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Scam using fake ABC News stories about Andrew Forrest sees woman fleeced of $670,000

Welfare cheats warning

Urgent warning over Netflix phishing scam which empties users' bank accounts after telling them their subscription has been cancelled


Members 'brainwashed' by mega-church into donating thousands

Lawyer forged signatures to speed up inheritance for girlfriend

Australia Post worker is sacked after 'stealing over 100 cartons of cigarettes worth $20,000 from customers'

'He covered up a felony': Mega-church's history of sex scandals revealed

Millions Of Dollars Missing After Denver Man's Cattle And Marijuana Ponzi Scheme Collapses | Zero Hedge

Qld cancer sufferer stole $87k from boss

WA Police charge man after $100,000 stolen through ATM card-skimmers

Former UGA Student Pleads Guilty To Running Million-Dollar Ponzi Scheme From Frat House | Zero Hedge

Finance police uncover 100-mn-euro tax-evasion ring - English - ANSA.it

ATO phone scammers turn up at Adelaide man's house dressed as police with EFTPOS machine

Adelaide man found guilty of stealing $300,000 from foreign property investors

Mum says she lost up to $400k in singing star's 'love scam'

Ex-financial adviser sentenced to 12 years jail over $6m abalone farm fraud

Refugees sentenced for SA bank loan ploy

Urgent warning issued as a convincing Australia Post scam targets vulnerable people aiming to steal their financial information

Cairns scam victim reclaims house she lost to bankruptcy after continuing to pay mortgage

Scammer who caused shop explosion which injured 81 people jailed

Mother who stole HUNDREDS of letters from an Australia Post collection box and took bank cards, cheques and ID documents to help pay for drugs is jailed for three years

Hillsong child sex abuse survivor blasts Scott Morrison for his friendship with the son of his rapist as 'absolutely monstrous' as he breaks his silence on his five years of hell

ATO warns of tax return text message scam

Police find $300m of the drug ice in hot chilli sauce bottles

Two in court over cocaine-filled excavator

Unassuming bookkeeper, 53, is jailed for stealing $3.7M from her luxury cruise line employer after withdrawing half the fortune from a single ATM

Swedish national arrested at Sydney Airport with $12m worth of ice

Don't Fall For This New Netflix Scam

Perth bank manager who stole $3.7m to fuel gambling addiction loses appeal

'Abhorrent': Andrew Forrest's letter to Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook removes 3.2 billion fake accounts, millions of child abuse posts

14 filthy rich fraudsters who were brought to justice

Fifty people are charged in relation to an alleged $3.9million family daycare fraud syndicate making up fake rosters and time sheets to swindle money

Shoppers warned over fake Woolworths coupon Facebook scam

Nigerian fraudster 'pulls off $1m scam' from jail

Massive haul of Mexican cocaine worth $104million hidden in aluminum blocks weighing 233kg is seized and British man is charged

Bombshell Report Alleges Russian Oligarch Laundered $860 Million Via Swedbank | Zero Hedge

The most shocking online scams and hacks of 2019

$5.6 million worth of ice allegedly hidden in curtains from Azerbaijan

Anti-scam trials target phone fraudsters

Socialite who stole more than $6million to fund her gambling addiction and lure Hollywood A-listers to Australia is jailed for four years

She had no idea her home could be stolen. Then she read her junk mail.

Morrison government wipes $500 million in dodgy debt from students

Woman becomes third person charged over alleged multi-million-dollar WA public sector fraud

Fraudsters swindle nearly $40,000 from an innocent victim using a fake website in a motorhome scam

Commonwealth Bank issues urgent warning over phishing scam hitting customers' inboxes across Australia


From $50 to $10,000, this pensioner's excess water bill highlights concerns of water theft

Ex-cop avoids jail time for $360,000 theft of dead mom's Social Security checks

Tasmanian man faces 79 child sex charges

Qld pair accused of Nashville singer scam

Three charged over $1b Melbourne meth haul

Police find $6 million in kitchen cupboards of Sydney home

Recently married couple and IT worker arrested over $1 billion drug haul

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Three arrested after identities stolen in alleged $11m fraud

Charging Your Phone Using A Public USB Port? Beware Of ‘Juice Jacking’

ATO seizes and destroys $50 million worth of illicit tobacco in NSW

'Cat and mouse': Romance scams a $28.6m problem and growing

Don't Get 'Juice Jacked' While Recharging In Public, Cybersecurity Expert Warns | Zero Hedge

US charge four Chinese military personnel over cyber-attack

Doctor jailed for $360k in fake Medicare claims from sometimes dead patients

Mother and son who made $33,734 by cancelling 3,250 hotel reservations but keeping the reward points are arrested in Japan

Watch Out For This New Text Message Scam In Australia

Australia Post worker is sacked after 'stealing over 100 cartons of cigarettes worth $20,000 from customers'

Scams surge as growing numbers of West Australians ripped off by fraud

'Everything is hackable' warns cyber group after hacking the Olympics and FC Barcelona Twitter accounts and posting about private messages

Costa Rica's largest ever cocaine haul found in ornamental flowers

Don't Click On Links In Texts From 'Your Bank'

Cabdriver saves 92-year-old woman from $25,000 scam, police say

Alleged fake tradie charged over great-grandmother's drained savings

Woman to face court over $9m money laundering syndicate targeting Thai-Australians

Elderly, illiterate couple claim they were duped by a dodgy 'loan introducer' who made a fake mortgage application on their behalf - leaving them $280,000 in debt and with no way to pay

Man to front court after $16m of ice found in shipment from Mexico

Drug syndicates using mail to supply ice

Losing $450,000 in three days: hackers trick victims into big wire transfers

Ice worth $300m found at Sydney depot

Revealed: fake 'traders' allegedly prey on victims in global investment scam

Cybercriminals exploit coronavirus panic by creating hundreds of fraudulent websites offering fake information and home test kits to steal users' data and make cash

Police arrest 18 in major SA drug bust

Obama-Era Inspector General Indicted On 16 Counts Of Theft And Fraud | Zero Hedge

Meet The International Bank Head That Swindled Millions Using Lawyers And Crooked Bankers | Zero Hedge

Cyber criminals demand $30m ransom

Canadian extradited to Melbourne and charged over 730kg drug haul

Chile: $14m stolen from security van as criminals exploit ongoing unrest

Glamorous mum allegedly stole $100,000 from her work to fund a lavish lifestyle including hotel stays, skydiving and holidays

Former Health Department executives John Fullerton, David Mulligan charged with corruption

Prince Harry thought he was talking to Greta Thunberg, Russian pranksters claim

Android malware allows attackers to hijack social media accounts

The other virus threat: Surge in COVID-themed cyberattacks

Six arrested over big NT drug bust

MyGov hit by cyber attack as tens of thousands of Australians seek help amid coronavirus pandemic

Cannabis operation stopped in Canberra's north

Foot photos on phone of fake NSW detective

Alleged upskirter charged after random police stop uncovers footage

Scott Morrison vows to crackdown on shoppers stripping supermarket shelves bare and sending vital supplies OVERSEAS to cash in on the coronavirus crisis 

California man charged with coronavirus-linked fraud

Protect your business from email scams | Cyber safety - NAB

17 Ways You're Making Yourself a Target for Scammers

Urgent warning after sick scammers target vulnerable Aussies with $250 Woolworths con

Sri Lanka seizes record $65 million (AU $106 million) worth of drugs

Hackers linked to Iran target WHO staff emails during coronavirus - sources

Texas radio host gets 25 years behind bars for scamming Christian listeners out of millions of dollars

Coronavirus scammers taking advantage of Australians

Two more arrests after $130m worth of cocaine seized

Protecting against remote-access scams | nbn

COVID-19 scammers may have stolen millions from the German government

Coronavirus-related scams are replicating Government announcements within hours, officials warn

Hacker returns $25m in ‘stolen’ crypto-currencies

Two charged after $80 million of liquid meth found inside bottles of mineral water

Hoax text 'from COVIDSafe app' claims to track users

Pair arrested in alleged mask-selling scam amid coronavirus outbreak

Machinery ad scams targeting farmers leaves them tens of thousands of dollars out of pocket

Former chief scientist Suzanne Miller jailed for $75k in illegal purchases

'Oh well, that's life': Stoic gang boss gets 23 years for $75m ice haul

Fraudster jailed for stealing $340,000 from Catholic Church to fund 'indulgent' lifestyle

Couple warns consumers about tractor and machinery ad scams suspected of swindling almost $400,000

Scammers target Australia Post customers

ATO warns JobKeeper recipients against phone scam

Is your superannuation at risk from scammers? Mum has $10,000 swiped from her fund by fraudsters - here's how you can protect your cash

Hackers sell over 73 million stolen user records on the dark web

JobKeeper scams: ATO raises alarm as fraudsters impersonate business owners

Hacker group 'ShinyHunters' sells more than 73 MILLION user records on the dark web from 10 online services including the StarTibune and Zoosk

Hackers demand $21 million ransom from lawyer to the stars

Woman charged over 'Australian first' Bitcoin cybercrime

Perth identity theft fraud scheme sees more than $500,000 allegedly stolen from dozens of people

Two glamorous friends are accused of helping import nearly $3million of meth in food packages from America to Australia

Cyber attacks on Australian businesses on the rise but experts not blaming state actors

Zoom invite you shouldn't open

Two arrested for fire, virus claim fraud

Supercomputers across Europe have fallen to cryptomining hacks

Dark web scammers exploit Covid-19 fear and doubt

Super scams, fake puppies: COVID-19 isolation triggers jump in cybercrime

An Australian couple almost had $20,000 of superannuation stolen. The scam has exposed serious flaws in the federal government's early access scheme

Washington State Loses "Hundreds Of Millions" To Nigerian Unemployment Claims Fraud Scheme | Zero Hedge

Meth found in hand sanitiser bottles and boxes of face masks

Beware Coronavirus-Themed Malware Disguised As Excel Spreadsheets

WA woman charged with superannuation fraud

Millions of dollars worth of high-grade cocaine washes up on Australian beaches after a drug smuggling attempt allegedly involving a star Olympian goes horribly wrong

Nigeria-based scammers could be in Australia's backyard

Corruption investigation finds Victorian public servant directed millions of dollars of work to his own company

'More than just your average drug bust': 16 people arrested as ice syndicate dismantled

Man jailed after importing cocaine to pay for cancer treatment

Ex-Liberal Party staffer faces 51 new charges over alleged $13.5m identity theft

Tips To Avoid Sharing Your Personal Information Online

Nhulunbuy woman Cheryl Pryor gained $10,000 in donations after faking cancer diagnosis

AFP corruption scandal sees top cops involved in a 'mafia-style group' investigated - as its revealed members used 'dirt files' to keep their shady deals a secret

Man charged over leather jacket scam after 'posing as Italian designer'

Con artists 'steal jewels and cash' in 'spiritual healing' scam

Reality TV star bailed after being charged with stealing $5.5m

Sydney 'baby formula gang' is busted after single mum, 28, was 'caught stealing $6,000 worth from Coles supermarkets' - as another raid uncovers 250 tins and $45,000 cash

Aboriginal Legal Service lawyers in court charged with perverting the course of justice


Tennant Creek man pleads guilty to cannabis possession after calling police on himself

Sydney dentist banned after being exposed as a fake

Seafood fraudsters sentenced to 1,446 years in jail

Three men charged with conspiring to defraud Australian government

'She stole from special needs children': How top cop conned families out of their homes by pretending to be their landlord - before renting the houses out and raking in the cash

Investment Scams | Tips to Protect Yourself - NAB

Scammers use greed and romance to siphon $11m from Aussies in May

'Absolutely abhorrent': Pair charged with defrauding bushfire charities

Widespread reports of COVID-19 malicious scams being sent to Australians | Stay Smart Online

Wirecard's missing $2.1 billion didn't enter Philippine financial system, central bank says

German Police Preparing To Arrest Former Wirecard Execs As Evidence Of Massive Fraud Mounts | Zero Hedge

New Zealand seizes $90 million in assets of Russian cybercrime suspect

Financial controller of Moriah College spent stolen millions on poker machines, court told

Australian security cameras hacked, streamed on a Russian-based website

Woman who faked having cancer to con family out of money jailed

Meals on Wheels Tasmania former chief executive Sean Burk stole $111k from charity to fund online sex, court told

Two charged after ice with street value of $1m found in mail packages

Baby formula syndicate mastermind wails after being jailed for buying stolen milk powder and raking in hundreds of thousands of dollars by sending it to China

COVID-19 scammers unwittingly email cyber security expert

Staycation holiday scams soar, banking trade body warns

Melbourne accountant jailed for fraud

Poker machines used to launder cash and avoid tax

Arrest warrants issued for Fremantle Ports worker and wife over alleged corruption worth millions of dollars

AFP freezes accounts suspected of defrauding coronavirus superannuation scheme

Man charged over $700,000 fraud 'pretended to be ASIO spy'

Guns, Drugs, & Murder: Over 700 Arrested In UK's "Biggest Ever" Crackdown After "Secure" Network Hacked | Zero Hedge

Nigerians face US charges over online fraud worth 'hundreds of millions'

Man sentenced to five years' jail for fraudulent tax return: ATO warning

Nigerian Instagram "Star" Arrested After Conspiring To Steal Hundreds Of Millions Using E-Mail Hacking Scams | Zero Hedge

Google detecting 18m malware and phishing messages per day related to Covid-19

Twitter hack: accounts of prominent figures, including Biden, Musk, Obama, Gates and Kanye compromised | Elon Musk | The Guardian

Twitter accounts of Uber, Apple, Bill Gates, Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos reportedly hacked - YouTube

DoJ Busts Texas Man Using Million Dollar PPP Loan To Trade Crypto  | Zero Hedge

Clive Palmer charged with fraud

Man jailed for offering fake tax refunds in Covid-19 scam

White Helmets Co-Founder Defrauded Organization To Fund Lavish Wedding | Zero Hedge

Scammers are using COVID-19 to squeeze millions out of Australians. Here’s how they’re doing it.

Italian officials found cocaine hidden in hollowed out coffee beans, sealed with brown tape, and addressed to the same name as a fictional 'John Wick' character

Aussies lose more than $1.2 million as scammers pounce on COVID-19 vulnerability

Ohio House Speaker Arrested In $60M Bribery Scheme Which Added New Fee To Every Electricity Bill In State | Zero Hedge

Malaysian court orders ex-PM Najib to pay $400 million tax bill

China Stole At Least $1 Billion In Trade Secrets & Research From US: State Dept | Zero Hedge

Democratic Ex-Congressman Charged With Rigging Votes, Bribery, Falsifying Records And Obstruction | Zero Hedge

Moriah College financial controller ordered to repay stolen $7.3 million

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak sues YouTube for not cracking down on bitcoin scam videos

Report finds many US election officials vulnerable to phishing attacks

$192,000 ATO claim leads to 3 years' jail for Queensland woman

Former Malaysian PM Guilty On All Counts In Sweeping 1MDB Corruption Case; Sentenced To 12 Years In Prison | Zero Hedge

Florida Man Used PPP Loans To Buy Lamborghini Huracan, Goes On Spending Spree | Zero Hedge


Harvard Prof Charged With False Statements, Failing To Report Income From Wuhan University Of Technology | Zero Hedge

British firms paid out £200m in ransoms to cyber criminals last year

Malware writer pleads guilty to helping $568 million cybercrime ring

How a jetsetting accountant stole half a MILLION dollars from her boss to fund her lavish lifestyle before a bizarre out-of-the-blue confession landed her in jail

Classic Car Restorer Indicted On Fraud Charges

Woman jailed after pleading guilty to faking cancer diagnosis to solicit online donations

Florida Man Arrested After Buying New Porsche, Rolexes, With Fake Checks Printed On His Home Computer | Zero Hedge

Coronavirus-Linked Fraud Victims Have Been Swindled Out Of Almost $100 Million | Zero Hedge

Former public servant Nino Napoli admits rorting education funds to pay for wine, TV, maintaining hairpiece

Supporters want convicted Honduran money launderer for president

Wirecard Fraudsters Looted $1 Billion From The Company Just Before 'The Hammer Came Down' | Zero Hedge

Serious and organised crime targeting super scheme: ASIC

Gang accused of selling Aussie baby formula to China as a drug front

Block star Phil Rankine faces court accused of stealing $5million

AFL star loses $3,000 in cruel online puppy scam

California Man Receives $860,000 In Fraudulent PPP Loans And Then Flees The Country | Zero Hedge

Scam Awareness Week | How to spot a scam - NAB

Council manager admits rorting taxpayers out of $460,000

Aussies lose more than $12 million to scams in just one month

Police arrest man over online puppy scam targeting the lonely during coronavirus

Former Uber security chief arrested for covering up 2016 hack

Scam SMS messages posing as ABC News articles in circulation, ACCC says

Money laundering scheme saw 'hardworking Australians' lose thousands

Police investigating 14 separate incidents of scams involving online car sales

$5.7 Million In Cocaine Found Smuggled In Boxes Of Yams At Gatwick Airport Near London | Zero Hedge

PayPal has a fraud problem

Nigerian Meddling: 80 Charged By FBI In "Massive Conspiracy" To Steal Millions Using Online Scams | Zero Hedge

Mexican gets 18 years for smuggling $235m of cocaine in cocoa powder

Jets Wide Receiver Charged With Stealing $1.2MM In PPP Funds, Blowing It On Jewelry And Gambling | Zero Hedge

How Hackers Can Pick Your Locks—Just By Listening

COVID-19 Malicous Scams - Threat Awareness and Guidance | Cyber.gov.au

Tasmanians lose $35k on puppy scams

Commonwealth Bank issues warning about a realistic email scam

Chinese student based in Sydney falls victim to 'virtual kidnapping' scam

Patient Dies As German Hospital Ransomware Attack Unleashes Chaos | Zero Hedge

Tinder fraudster jailed for swindling cash from dates to fund fake blueberry farm

Doctor accused of selling prescription drugs to bikies is arrested

Scammers pretending to be police and ATO prompts fresh warning

Australians are targeted by elaborate new tax office scam

Woman who went viral for unflattering mugshot ran a $60k bushfire scam

Arrests over 'extremely sophisticated' bulk SMS scam that targeted thousands

Fraudster bride swindled $43,000 out of boss to pay for her wedding

Philly Treasurer Indicted For Embezzlement & Using A "Sham Marriage" To Obtain US Citizenship | Zero Hedge

Mystery shopper, fake job offers target people stretched for cash

Major Hospital System Hit With Paralyzing Ransomware Attack, Potentially Largest In US History | Zero Hedge

Two men charged over alleged betting scam at Sydney casino

One Ohio Hospital Went Offline For A Week, Surgeries Canceled, Amid Spate Of Ransomware Attacks | Zero Hedge

Hawaii defense contractor charged with $12.8m coronavirus relief fraud

NT Police seize $2 million of cannabis smuggled via freight as traffickers adapt to COVID-19 restrictions

Melbourne mum jailed for defrauding Centrelink $100,000

Vehicle Rebirthing Is A Growing Problem

71 Year Old Former Wall Street Trader Gets 5 Years In Prison For $20 Million Ponzi Scheme | Zero Hedge

Man arrested over $500k cyber scam on Real House Wives of Sydney star

The biggest cyber attacks in history

What to Do If You've Been Hacked

Accountant accused of stealing more than $4 million from Perth couple to 'subsidise lifestyle'

Former NSW MP Daryl Maguire tells ICAC he didn't report 'cash-for-visa scam' because he was making money - ABC News

Qld men jailed for $2.1m software scam

"The Next Bernie Madoff": Baltimore Man Sentenced To 22 Years For Maryland's Largest-Ever Ponzi Scheme | Zero Hedge

Woman allegedly stole $27,000 from charity by rorting benefits

18.7 million Aussie taxpayers warned of fake myGov tax refund

Police seize 660kg of hard drugs in Sydney

"I Got Rich Off Of EDD:" Feds Bust LA Rapper For $1.2M Unemployment Scam Detailed In Music Video | Zero Hedge

Google says Chinese hackers who targeted Biden campaign are faking McAfee software

Work from home revolution during coronavirus pandemic powers spike in cybercrime, new PwC report says

How to avoid being a victim of lockdown car fraud

Former NAB employee charged over alleged attempt to defraud bank of more than $21 million - ABC News

Stash of baby formula uncovered after police raids across Sydney

Police issue appeal after Melbourne woman loses over $8K in tax scam

Red Cliffs aged care worker pleads guilty to taking $132k from elderly resident's bank accounts

Perth businessman Chris Marco's alleged Ponzi scheme left investors billions short, court told

7-Eleven repays $173m to workers after some franchisees falsified records in underpayments scandal | Business | The Guardian