The commission provided data showing ACORN received 39,487 reports last year and 22,710 reports in the first six months of this year.
Very often, the bait tells the guy that she has a work offer in his country, and she would be able to pay off the loaned money to him quickly.
She said she hired the hacker after getting no response from ACORN.
ACORN was formed two years ago to allow victims to report crimes through an online portal.
Reports are supposed to be passed on to the appropriate law enforcement agency for investigation.
Earlier this year 7.30 lodged a Freedom of Information application with the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC), which is responsible for ACORN, requesting figures on how many reports ACORN had passed on to police.