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Protect yourself from the Centrelink scam
The ACMA is reminding consumers to raise their guard as the new financial year is a prime time for tax related scams.
We are warning consumers to be wary of calls offering compensation following a recent Do Not Call Register court case.
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The Telemarketing and Research Industry Standard 2007 has been replaced by the Telecommunications (Telemarketing and Research Calls) Industry Standard 2017.
Convenience meals manufacturer has paid penalties
Federal Court orders Getaway Escapes and its Director to pay penalties totalling $325,000
Smartphones and tablets are used to connect, shop, work, bank, research, track our fitness and complete hundreds of other tasks any time, and from any location. Treat your phone like your wallet—keep it safe and with you at all times. More advice from Stay Smart Online at https://www.staysmartonline.gov.au/protect-yourself/protect-your-stuff/mobiles-and-tablets
Are streaming services getting you through the school holidays? Our streaming guide can help you make an informed choice about the services you use and the amount you stream—so you don’t get caught out on your next telco bill. http://www.acma.gov.au/Citizen/Internet/Internet-services/Internet-connection/streaming-services---get-the-full-story?utm_source=s0cial&utm_medium=s0cial&utm_campaign=stream
Watch out for scammers at tax time! Be wary of emails, SMS and phone calls claiming to be from the ATO— these could be scams trying to trick you into paying money or providing personal information. The Australian Taxation Office has advice to help you verify or report a scam. https://www.ato.gov.au/General/Online-services/Identity-security/Verify-or-report-a-scam/
RT @cjcwelsh: @acmadotgov Definitely looks like this trend will continue in future. Thanks for this amazing insight! https://t.co/IYpg7oC3N9