Tag: ATO


More Than $557 Million Claimed By Fraudsters—ATO Reveals

The month of July is taxation time for Australians as they log into their myGov account to file tax returns. The expectations of millions of Australians about their myGov account are that it will safeguard their information. But alas! The...

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Covid-19 Early Release Of Super: Skilled Cyber-Scammers Steals Thousands Of Dollars Using myGovID

The Federal government has recently allowed individuals affected by the outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus to apply for the early release of their superannuation. Alarmingly, Government officials have uncovered a “highly complex” early-access fraud that robbed 150 Australians of $120,000 to...

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How Easy Is It For Scammers To Access Your Superannuation..?

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) had fallen victim to a nasty impersonation scam that targeted cybersecurity vulnerabilities through myGov website and a 2017 federal government First Home Super Saver Scheme.  The issue began when Mr. Trevor Riessen — a Darwin...

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