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Number of WA scam victims drops

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Project Sunbird scam and consumer fraud statistics from 2015 have been released. 

Among the WA victims in 2015 was an 80 year man, who lost more than $300,000 in a romance/investment fraud.

But a total of 456 victims reported losing $9.8 million to scams in 2015, compared to 657 victims losing $16.8 million in 2014, a 42 per cent decrease in losses.

The Major Fraud Squad’s Detective Senior Sergeant Steve Potter spoke to Gary Adshead on 6PR Mornings.

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