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Here’s how the Government is moving to detect, trace and block scam calls – ABC News

The Government has been focussed on tackling three major scams this year. So what are they, what’s being done about them and how can you protect yourself?

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Have you been targeted by scammers this year?
You’re not alone.
Australians have lost almost $36 million to scam calls in 2020 so far.
Even the Federal Communications Minister himself has received one.
“Just about everyone has experienced them, I certainly have,” Paul Fletcher told the ABC.
“At best they’re annoying, at worst they involve substantial fraud.”
So, what are the main types of scams? This year, the Government has been focussed on tackling three major scams. Let’s take a look at what…

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