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Vehicle website impersonators targeting Australian farmers in catfishing schemes | ABC News

Australian pastoralists are falling victim to online scammers, who are creating fake websites advertising tractor, motorbike and caravan sales. The Northern Territory's consumer watchdog has uncovered more than 20 of these sites and says almost 400 thousand dollars has been lost so far. Felicity James reports. Read the story here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-05-05/darwin-couple-lose-20000-to-tractor-ad-scammers/12214526 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Go deeper on our ABC News In-depth channel: https://ab.co/2lNeBn2 You can also like us on Facebook: http://facebook.com/abcnews.au Or follow us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/abcnews_au Or even on Twitter: http://twitter.com/abcnews

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