By customer affairs reporter Amy Bainbridge
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An increase into the sophistication of s victims that are trapping bogus investment schemes aided Australians lose $229 million to s in 2015.
The very first time, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has collated its information with all the Australian Cybercrime on line Reporting Network (ACORN) to provide a clearer image of the amount of Australians are increasingly being cheated.
ACCC deputy seat Delia Rickard stated the combined data revealed investment s caused $41 million in losings, with $6.3 million lost by victims older than 55.
«Investment s can be bought in a variety of guises business that is including, superannuation schemes, handled funds together with purchase or purchase of stocks or home,» she told the ABC.