Advanced System Care – Help Keep Scammers Away by Cleaning and Secureing Your PC Effectively and Keeping it that Way


Scammers have been pretending to call or text from financial institutions for years, but it’s the latest twist on these banking impersonation scams that should have all consumers on high alert.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) raised the alarm after reports to Scamwatch indicated new technology was being used to make scam calls look like they were coming from the bank’s legitimate phone number and to allow scam texts to appear in the same conversation thread as genuine bank messages.

These tricks mean it may not be possible for consumers to distinguish a real message or call from those that aren’t based on a phone number or message thread alone, and sadly many are falling victim.

Since January 2022, our WA ScamNet team has heard from 20 victims who reportedly lost $1.9 million to bank impersonation scams. When you consider that’s an average loss of almost $96,000 per person, it’s clear just how financially and emotionally devastating these scams can be.  

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Advanced System Care – Help Keep Scammers Away by Cleaning and Secureing Your PC Effectively and Keeping it that Way


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