Losses reported to Scamwatch exceed $211 million, phone scams exploding

Scamwatch is urging people to be extra vigilant about scams after Australians reported a record $211 million in losses to scams so far this year, an 89 per cent increase compared to the same period last year, according to new data from Scamwatch.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.scamwatch.gov.au/news-alerts/losses-reported-to-scamwatch-exceed-211-million-phone-scams-exploding