Email scam reports were the second highest with 31 per cent – losing only to phone scams with 40 per cent. A total of 50,635 email scams were reported totalling $17.4 million in losses.
The use of cryptocurrencies as a payment method in scams and scams capitalising on the popularity of investments in cryptocurrencies peaked in the last quarter of 2017, according to the report.
- Protect your personal information
- Do not give any sensitive information through emails.
- Do not click on any suspicious links or emails.
- If you think you’ve been scammed, report it immediately.
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