Identity theft victims need more assistance as cyber crime skyrockets, support services say

Support services for victims of identity fraud are struggling to keep up with demand as the number of Australians scammed online skyrockets.It is estimated more than 1 million Australians have their identity stolen each year at a cost of about $1 billion.Operating out of a demountable building on the University of the Sunshine Coast campus is IDCARE, the only free helpline for Australian and New Zealand victims of identity fraud.

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