Ever been left with a sour taste?

Written and accurate as at: 10 July 2013

Has an investment scam ever left a sour taste in your mouth?

The scams that top the list are Lotteries, pyramid schemes and phishing attacks. So we all need to be alert. 800,000 Australians fall victim to scams each year.

The key is not to respond to ‘out-of-the-blue too-good-to-be-true offers’, keep up the protections on your computer, and keep credit cards in sight.

Watch this video on investment scams. Read this article on whether the real-deal lottery is the way to become wealthy.