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National

National

Viagogo Misled Customers Into Buying 'Scarce' Tickets, Court Finds

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Ticket reseller Viagogo has been found by a federal court to have misled Australian consumers into buying tickets with claims they were "official" and "scarce".

National

National

Belle Gibson Ordered To Face Court Over Unpaid $410K Fine

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Cancer con artist Belle Gibson will be hauled before a court to explain her failure to pay a $410,000 penalty for duping Australians.

National

National

ATO Warns Of 'Record' Amount Of Scammers Spoofing Its Numbers

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A "record" number of scammers are using 'Robocall' technology to make phone calls from what appears to be a real tax office number. 

Crime

Crime

Elderly Among Victims Scammed $120,000 In Line Dancing Fraud

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Queensland police are hunting for a father-son duo who are believed to have scammed unsuspecting line dancing enthusiasts hundreds of thousands of dollars in fake tours and events.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Em Rata Said Her Husband Isn't Scamming Rent

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Emily Ratajkowski has defended her husband after a recent report claimed he was skipping rent payments.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Olivia Jade's Former Classmate Dishes On College Cheating Scandal

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YouTuber Harlow Brooks has shared some insight into the life of Lori Loughlin's daughter, Olivia Jade.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Outraged Parent Now Suing Celebs Because Her Son Didn't Get Into College

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A mother in California has filed a class-action lawsuit against celebrities including Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman for their alleged involvement in the college cheating scandal.

10 News First

10 News First

Handyman Scam Leaves Gaping Holes In Roofs And Pockets

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Dodgy flyers offering home improvement services are what an alleged syndicate of British nationals used to fleece vulnerable people of thousands of dollars.

Tech

Tech

Dating Apps Expose Lovebirds To Scammers And Hackers

2 min read

Finding love before the smartphone era often entailed an endless procession of bad dates, missed connections, and a lot of serendipity.

National

National

How To Spot The Email Scam Targeting Optus Customers

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We're being warned to be on the lookout for a malicious email scam hitting inboxes around the country.

National

National

Lonely Aussies Are Losing Almost $25 Million To Romance Scams

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Australians are being warned to stay vigilant of online romance scams in the lead up to Valentine's Day, which experts say is prime time for scammers to target the vulnerable through social media and dating apps.

Tech

Tech

Do You Really Know How To Spot An Online Scam?

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Spotting a dodgy email can sometimes be like solving a puzzle. But a Google run company called Jigsaw wants to change that.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Scammers Have Been Impersonating Olivia Newton-John

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Scammers have been taking advantage of Olivia Newton-John's fans by pretending to be the iconic Aussie singer online.

World

World

'They're Easy Kids': Parents Refuse To Pay Babysitter After Working 8 Hours

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Screenshots are important.

World

World

GoFundMe Refunds More Than $400,000 After 'Fake Homeless Veteran Scam'

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GoFundMe says it has refunded more than $400,000 back to 14,000 donors who opened their wallets to help a homeless veteran in what prosecutors now say was a fake "good Samaritan" scam.

Movies

Movies

Melissa McCarthy Pulls Off Scam Of The Century In New Film

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Melissa McCarthy and Richard E. Grant chatted with Studio 10's Clint Drieberg about the criminal exploits of author Lee Israel.

National

National

The Little Clue On Shopping Sites That Can Help You Avoid Online Scams

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Last year, Australians lost more than $340 million to online scammers.

World

World

When Scammers Prey On The Kindness Of Strangers

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In times of need, many are willing to lend a helping hand, but there are also those who are willing to take advantage of this kindness.

World

World

Details Emerge That Homeless Veteran Good Deed An 'Elaborate Scam'

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The couple who raised over $US400,000 for a homeless veteran have been slapped with criminal charges after their fundraising efforts now appear to be a money-making scam.

Sorin Toma

Sorin Toma

The Grinch Is Trying To Hack Your Christmas. Here's How To Stop It.

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Hackers love Christmas. It’s the one time of the year guaranteed to draw inexperienced shoppers online, like flies into their dark web.

Celebrity

Celebrity

JK Rowling Claims Her Assistant Scammed Her To Buy Luxury Candles, Cats

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The 'Harry Potter' author is suing her former assistant after discovering her credit card had been used to make unauthorised purchases.

Music

Music

A 'Fake' Metal Band Just Pulled Off The Most Bizarre Scam

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Members of a 'fake' metal band from the US have scammed their way onto stages across Europe -- but not a single fan showed up.

World

World

As Far As Scams Go, This One Was Pretty Creative

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Twitter scammer manages to con cash out of Trump supporters.

National

National

Jarrod Lyle's Grieving Widow Warns Of Fake Charities Exploiting His Death

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"Leave me alone."

National

National

Aussies Tipped To Lose $100 Million to Scammers

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'Horrific' Australian losses to scammers.

World

World

'Evil Genius' Hollywood Scam Artist Has Investigators Baffled

2 min read

It's a tale worthy of the Hollywood movie treatment.