Australians duped out of more than $700 million in online scams

Social networking sites providing fertile ground for new romance and enterprise scamsThe Australasian Consumer Fraud Taskforce (ACFT) kicked off its Fraud Fortnight initiative this week, amid initial findings that Australians have dished out more than $700 million falling for online scams.Fraud Fortnight runs from February 24 to March 8 and aims to raise awareness of and offer precautions against deceptive and seductive scams promising prizes, true love, easy money, and attempts at identity theft.;770100811;fp;2;fpid;1

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