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Number of WA scam victims drops

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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