Spotting and avoiding scams

16 Jul 2015

The 6 July issue of Australian Medicine details how the “art” of scamming has evolved, and how scammers are using increasingly sophisticated ruses and techniques to bully or trick people out of their money.

With so much personal, professional and business information available on the internet it is not hard for scammers to trawl websites, aggregate information and present it in official looking correspondence. The AMA encourages practices to be constantly on alert to scams and dubious business practices that target small businesses, especially doctors, and the article outlines some of the more well-known scams, such as those involving directory listings, honour societies, trademark renewal, threats of arrest and tax debt scams.

Read this article in Australian Medicine.