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Crime Stoppers Victoria and BankVic Join Forces to Help Keep Victorians Safe Online

Crime Stoppers Victoria is proud to be renewing its partnership with BankVic in 2022 to help keep people and their money safe while online.

For the second consecutive year, they will work together to raise public awareness about scams and online safety. A timely and important message in Australia, with scams costing victims more than $222 million in 2021.

Crime Stoppers Victoria and BankVic will unveil the second instalment of their online safety series, with helpful online guides and practical tips to be released each month. Topics that will be covered include phishing scams and romance scams, and how to bank online safety. These free resources will be available through the Crime Stoppers Victoria website and shared through Crime Stoppers Victoria’s social media and blog.

Crime Stoppers Victoria CEO Stella Smith said the partnership is a joint endeavour to continue making Victoria a safer place. “The internet plays such a vital role in everyday life, so it’s essential the public knows how to protect themselves from cybercriminals,” Ms Smith said. “By once again collaborating with BankVic, Crime Stoppers Victoria hopes to increase online safety awareness in the community.”

BankVic CEO Anthony DeFazio agrees. “Cybercriminals are becoming increasingly sophisticated and as we continue to spend more time online it’s important to make sure to know what to look out for. We are proud to be once again partnering with Crime Stoppers to ensure more Victorians know how to protect their financial information online and how to spot a scam.”

What does Crime Stoppers Victoria do?

Crime Stoppers Victoria is a not-for-profit organisation that works with the community and the media to help police solve crime and keep Victoria safe. Crime Stoppers Victoria new online reporting guide. If you see something, say something! For emergencies, call 000

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