CONSUMER AFFAIRS VICTORIA:
Here are some tips for staying safe online:
· Do not open suspicious text messages, pop-up windows, or emails.
· Be wary of any emails or requests on social media from people you do not know.
· Avoid sending money, personal or financial details to someone you have never met in person, especially if you are online dating.
And remember; if in doubt, don’t.
Think you’re scam savvy? Take the quiz and find out at consumer.vic.gov.au/scamsquiz
For more information on common types of scams, tips on how to identify, avoid or report them, visit consumer.vic.gov.au/scamsavvy