AFP alerts Chinese students

The Australian Federal Police has a new warning for the Chinese community, “particularly international students,” of “complex social engineering fraud and telephone scams”

The AFP’s examples include people being targeted by fraudsters claiming to be from the Australian Tax Office, the Chinese Embassy or PRC public security officials.  “Scams take advantage of people’s trust in authorities and fear of doing the wrong thing” the AFP warns. The police also offer advice – of the tell them nothing, take them nowhere ,variety

It’s only a matter of time until scammers start claiming to be from the contract cheating police.


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