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Financial counsellors and victims have called for banks to become more alert to people making irregular transfers. Counsellors are working with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and specialist police online crime squads to investigate practices. Just protect yourself because you lose all of yourself in it in the end.

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Mrs Barrow said she had heard of fraudsters playing cameos in phone conversations as police officers or parents of the non-existent people. Leaders urged people to be vigilant and keep personal details secure.

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