Fraud

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15 May 2017
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) eighth annual report on scam activity highlights the...

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15 May 2017
During this year’s National Consumer Fraud Week (15 - 19 May), Scamwatch is providing advice to Australians to help...

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03 Mar 2017
Foreword From financial years 2010–11 to 2014–14, Commonwealth entities experienced 9,467 incidents of internal fraud,...
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28 Feb 2017
Audit objective and criteria The objective of the audit was to assess the Department of Human Services’ and the...
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20 Feb 2017
In response to the censuses, more than a third of Commonwealth entities reported experiencing fraud over the four...
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28 Nov 2016
Abstract The Australian Bureau of Statistics estimates consumer fraud costs Australians $1.4b per year. Advances in...
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16 Nov 2016
Identity crime provides a foundation for many other forms of serious crime. Fraudulent identities may be used for money...
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11 Aug 2016
Although fraud has been practiced throughout history, the advent of the internet has created new and effective avenues...
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16 May 2016
This report explains key trends in scam activity and highlights the impact of scams on the community. Snapshot of 2015...

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29 Apr 2016
Foreword Biometric technologies make use of an individual’s unique biological characteristics to identify them in their...
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09 Mar 2016
Provides a better understanding of the nature of internal fraud against the Commonwealth, and the personal background...
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Journal article

02 Mar 2016
Drawing on interview research with compliance staff from the Australian Department of Human Services, this paper...
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09 Sep 2015
Misuse of personal information lies at the heart of identity crime and continues to affect all sectors of the...
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20 Aug 2015
Overview This report analyses serious, transnational and organised crime and the harms it causes to Australia’s...
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31 Jul 2015
This report presents the results of a longitudinal census of fraud incidents experienced by Commonwealth entities and...
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29 Jul 2015
The number, type and sophistication of cyber security threats to Australia and Australians are increasing. Due to the...
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09 Jul 2015
Fraudulent phoenix activity and sham contracting are well-recognised issues in the context of protecting employees’...
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02 Jun 2015
In the 60 months to March 2015, domestic violence, indecent assault, sexual assult, theft from dwelling and fraud...
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20 May 2015
Provides the context in which organised crime operates in Australia and gives an overview of each of the key illicit...
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