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References

URLs correct as at July 2012

  • Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) 2012. Personal fraud, 2010–2011. cat no. 4528.0. Canberra: ABS. http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/Lookup/4528.0Main+Features12010-2011?OpenDocument
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) 2008. Personal fraud 2007. cat no. 4528.0. Canberra: ABS. http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/DetailsPage/4528.02007?OpenDocument
  • Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) 2012a. Targeting scams: Report of the ACCC on scam activity 2011. Canberra: ACCC. http://www.accc.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1039349
  • Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) 2012b. Report a scam to another organisation. http://www.scamwatch.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/854913
  • Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) 2012c. Best practice guidelines for dating websites: Protecting consumers from dating scams. Canberra: ACCC. http://www.accc.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1032533
  • Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) 2012d. Report a scam. https://www.scamwatch.gov.au/content/index.phtml/tag/reportascam/
  • Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) 2011a. The little black book of scams: Your guide to scams, swindles, rorts and rip-offs. Canberra: ACCC. http://www.accc.gov.au/content/item.phtml?itemId=816453&nodeId=ef518e04976145ffed4b13dd0ecda1a6&fn=Little%20Black%20Book%20of%20Scams.pdf
  • Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) 2011b. Targeting scams: Report of the ACCC on scam activity 2010. Canberra: ACCC. http://www.accc.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/972476
  • Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) 2011c. New twist on computer error message/virus scams: Joint warning. http://www.scamwatch.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/834379
  • Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) 2011d. ACFT campaign 2010: Online offensive-fighting fraud online! http://www.scamwatch.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/777456
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  • Budd C & Anderson J 2011. Consumer fraud in Australasia: Results of the Australasian Consumer Fraud Taskforce online Australia surveys 2008 and 2009. Technical and background paper series no. 43. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. http://www.aic.gov.au/publications/current%20series/tbp/41-60/tbp043.aspx
  • Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (DPMC) 2011. Connecting with confidence: Optimising Australia’s digital future. Canberra: DPMC. http://cyberwhitepaper.dpmc.gov.au/white-paper
  • Levi M & Smith RG 2011. Fraud vulnerabilities and the global financial crisis. Trends & Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice no. 422. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. http://www.aic.gov.au/publications/current%20series/tandi/421-440/tandi422.aspx
  • Ross S & Smith RG 2011. Risk factors for advance fee fraud victimisation. Trends & Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice no. 420. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. http://www.aic.gov.au/publications/current%20series/tandi/401-420/tandi420.aspx
  • Shanklin W 2011. Quick response codes are being used to spread malware. http://www.geek.com/articles/mobile/qr-codes-are-being-used-to-spread-malware-20111021/
  • Smith RG 2008. Coordinating individual and organisational responses to fraud. Crime, Law and Social Change 49(5): 379–396
  • Smith RG 2007. Consumer scams in Australia: An overview. Trends & Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice no. 331. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. http://www.aic.gov.au/publications/current%20series/tandi/321-340/tandi331.aspx
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