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Beware of NBN scams
13 March 2015: SCAMwatch is warning consumers and businesses to be aware of NBN-related scams seeking to get your personal details or asking you to buy equipment you don’t need.
Fake rebate scams on the rise
March 2015: In February the ACCC received a spike in contacts about fake rebate schemes so we are warning people to be aware of calls from a fake government department claiming you are owed money.


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Online dating industry report
February 2015: This Valentine’s Day, SCAMwatch is warning the online dating community to beware of any love interest who asks for money. SCAMwatch is also asking the online dating industry to play its part in disrupting romance scams.

ACCC email scam hoax
The ACCC is warning consumers to be on guard against scam emails impersonating the agency.

Australian Bureau of Statistics warns Victorians about phishing scam
The ABS is advising the Victorian community to be aware of a scam in which scammers call pretending to be from the ABS and ask people for their personal information.

Scam disruption project
We’ve launched a national scam disruption project to alert Australians to the risk of relationships scams, including tips on how to spot fake dating profiles.

 

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