Illawarra residents being scammed with bitcoin, online shopping and fake events

Desiree Savage
By Desiree Savage
Updated May 31 2022 - 6:34am, first published May 30 2022 - 9:00pm
BUYER BEWARE: UOW Associate Professor Shahriar Akter from School of Business, Faculty of Business & Law says online scams are on the rise. Picture: Sylvia Liber

If a sponsored post or a special event infiltrates your Facebook feed and looks too good to be true, it probably is, with a dramatic rise in the amount Australians are losing to online scammers.

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Desiree Savage

Desiree Savage

Arts, Entertainment, Breaking News Journalist

I write about arts and entertainment, plus other bits and pieces in between at the Illawarra Mercury.

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