$1.7 billion paid out in fraudulent refunds, another $2.7bn in fraudulent claims stopped, around 56,000 alleged perpetrators and over 100 arrests to date. How did the TikTok tax scandal get out of control?
“Everyone else got refunds,…
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I got a text the other day “Hi Mum, I have broken my phone and I am using this number.”
The “Hi Mum” scam has exploded with more than 1,150 Australians falling victim to the ploy in the first seven months of 2022, with total reported…
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As we approach tax time, we also head into the season where scammers increase their activity – that is, looking to hoodwink small business and individuals alike.
Please be careful and don't give any information.
Scammers are becoming…
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We have had a few phone calls regarding some scam phone calls from some very dodgy people claiming to be the ATO. It's important that you know what to do, and you don't fall into their trap.
So, someone is calling you claiming to be the…
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