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Government agencies and businesses on alert for fake finance scam

6 September 2016

The state’s consumer watchdog, Consumer and Business Services, is advising government agencies, private businesses and not-for -profits to be on alert after fraud attempts have been made interstate targeting finance staff.

Acting Commissioner for Consumer Affairs, George Kamencak, is warning South Australians of these ‘man in the middle scams’, which involves the impersonation of suppliers by people with apparent knowledge of internal financial staff and the alteration of bank account and billing payment contact details.