SAPOL warns that scammers target stressed, lonely people at Christmas

Tips from SAPOL regarding scams.
Tips from SAPOL regarding scams.

Police urge people to take care with their personal details as scammers target the stressed and lonely during the festive season.

Detective Inspector Rob Papworth said a number of people in the last month have lost lots of money through romance and investment scams.

“These are both men and women, ranging in age from their 30s to their 70s, involving sums of money from nearly $40,000 to hundreds of thousands of dollars,” he said.

For more information, visit www scamwatch.gov.au