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Canberrans lose more than $2 million to scams

Category: Capital Radio News

Canberrans have lost more than 2.2 million dollars to scams this year, with more than 4,300 reports made to Scam Watch since January in the ACT.

Romance and online dating scams have cost Canberrans over one million dollars in 2019, while 200 thousand dollars has been lost to investment scams.

The figures have been released to mark the start of International Fraud Awareness Week.

Minister for Consumer Affairs Shane Rattenbury is urging all Canberrans to join the fight against fraud.

 

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