Polls Apart: How many people have fallen for a scam?

Friday, November 12, 2021 8:46 am
Reading Time: < 1 minute

Scammers use all sorts of tactics to take advantage of people.Polls Apart

Jeziel found some statistics about scams in Australia and wanted to double check the validity. So Bec and Jeziel wanted to know, have you fallen for a scam? “It’s so sophisticated these days. And it happens so often!”

They found out 60% of 98five listeners have been scammed. The national poll revealed that 29% of Aussies have been scammed. In October there were 27 736 reports and in total $26 million was lost! The predominant type of scam is investment scams. Followed by dating, remote access, identity theft, online shopping, false billing and ransom.

Have you fallen for a scam? Let us know by texting or messaging us on socials. Listen to the full chat below!

Skip to toolbar