download malware,” Rickard says. “Call the company direct and find out if it is from them.”
If you’ve been scammed, it’s not too late to take action. If you’ve given away
important details to do with your bank account, Medicare information or your driver’s licence, contact the relevant authorities immediately.
If you do find you have used your credit card in a scam, contact your financial institution and you may have rights to get your money back.
Rickard urges consumers who want to learn more about scams to visit www.scamwatch.gov.au