Fake char­ity alert

Pharmacy Daily - - News -

THE Aus­tralian Com­pe­ti­tion and Con­sumer Com­mis­sion has is­sued a warn­ing about scam­mers who are “in­creas­ingly us­ing fake char­i­ties or im­per­son­at­ing real char­i­ties to take ad­van­tage of peo­ple’s gen­eros­ity”.

So far in 2018 the ACCC’s Scamwatch has re­ceived al­most 700 re­ports of fake char­ity scams, with more than $320,000 in re­ported losses.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Australia

© PressReader. All rights reserved.