How has the Department of Fair Trading increased its attempts to protect consumers, particularly vulnerable seniors, from scams, considering that the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission reports that Australians will lose half a billion dollars to scams in 2019?
On how many occasions has the Department of Fair Trading provided seminars on scam awareness to local community groups in each year from 2015 to 2019 (as at 20 August 2019)?
Of these occasions, how many were targeted at seniors?
How many people aged over 65 contacted Fair Trading to report alleged scams in each of the last five financial years (as at 20 August 2019)?
How many of these cases have been investigated by the Department of Fair Trading?
How many of these investigations have resulted in action against traders?
What onus is there on online platforms that facilitate sales between users to report or act on scams or alleged scams?