Police issue stern warning to Australians after more than $2 million stolen from victims under ‘Hi Mum’ text scam

Police are warning Australians to be vigilant after more than $2 million has been stolen from victims under a “Hi mum” text scam.

The scam involves the offender sending a text message from an unknown mobile number claiming to be their son or daughter.

The message will say they have lost their phone, telling the victim to delete their old number.

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Once the victim engages in conversation, the offender will make an excuse about how they are unable to make a payment before…

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Written by Bourbiza Mohamed

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