Warning issued over carbon tax refund scam

A warning has been issued about scammers cold calling people and claiming they are owed a refund of around $7,000 from the repeal of the carbon tax.

The carbon tax repeal bills passed the Senate in July, fulfilling a key election promise for Prime Minister Tony Abbott.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said the callers claim to be from a government department and ask for personal and bank account details.

Read more here: ABC


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