Scamwatch role

Scamwatch is run by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). It provides information to consumers and small businesses about how to recognise, avoid and report scams.

Tools & resources

Publications, videos, and other online resources to assist consumers, small businesses and industry in understanding and preventing harm from scams.

Scam statistics

Keep track of the latest scams data with our interactive tool. It shows you how many reports we’ve received, the amount of money lost, as well as the age, gender and location of people reporting scams.

Australasian Consumer Fraud Taskforce

The ACFT is made up of government regulatory agencies and departments in Australia and New Zealand that work alongside private sector, community and non-government partners to prevent fraud.

Contact us

The ACCC and Scamwatch team greatly appreciate your contribution to the collection of scam-related data. This information is used to keep Australians informed about the latest scams in circulation.

Using our website

The Scamwatch website is published by the ACCC. We provide information on accessibility, copyright and privacy.