Nearly 6000 businesses reported being targeted by scams in 2016, according to the watchdog’s Targeting Scams report. Losses totalled about $3.8 million, an increase of almost 31 per cent.
The highest losses were to computer hacking, fake investment schemes and buying and selling scams, according to reports to Scamwatch over the past year.
The following article gives some tips from the ACCC on the top three scams to look out for: http://www.smh.com.au/small-business/managing/business-scams-top-38-million-accc-20170518-gw7vn5.html
This article was suggested by our mentor Trevor Payne