10 signs you are the target of a scammer

Aussies lost more than $10 million to scammers in 2018 - follow these tips to avoid being conned

Our evolutionary past makes us susceptible to scams. Humans are curious social animals, which means we are more trusting than we should be.

That’s especially the case when we’re dealing with people over the phone, email or via SMS, where we don’t have the normal body language cues we would subconsciously process when making decisions.