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In the leadup to Christmas. the ACCC’s Scam Watch service has wared Australians to be on the alert for online scammers.

Scammers will often try to take advantage of people going their Christmas shopping. This includes taking advantage of the “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday” sales.

The ACCC have warned about scammers using websites that look very similar to the genuine business site. They also warn about “reps” using “agents” yo do the work or perform the service. Additionally, beware of companies requesting payment by crypto currencies.

The ACCC urge all Australians to do their research befor making sny online purchases.

For more information, please visit the ACCC website