Scammers will go to great lengths to convince you that they are legitimate and genuine, and are using increasingly sophisticated means to target small businesses. Scammers are using modern technology to fake websites, emails and invoices that appear legitimate to even the most astute business person.
Scams may succeed because they look like the real thing or because the scammer is able to take advantage of a busy office environment. You can protect yourself and your business by being aware of the common tricks used by scammers.
Keep up-to-date with the latest scams targeting small businesses by:
subscribing to the ACCC’s Scamwatch radar alerts
following @Scamwatch_gov on Twitter
visiting the Scamwatch website.