News & alerts

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is warning migrants to watch out for scammers pretending to be from the ‘Department of Immigration’, threatening deportation and demanding money.

SCAMwatch and South Australian Police are warning Australian job hunters to be wary of a mystery shopper job scam.

SCAMwatch and Victoria Police are warning Australians to beware of email death threats from scammers claiming to be ‘hitmen’ hired to kill the email recipient unless they send cash.

The ACCC has quickly acted to stop the individuals behind TVI Express from enticing consumers to join its so called money-making venture.

SCAMwatch alerts consumers to a company, Powerballwin.com.au Pty Ltd, that claimed it had a secret method to predict future Powerball draws.

Australians eager to help the nation of Haiti recover from the earthquake that struck on 12 January 2010 are being warned to be alert and ensure that they are not taken in by scammers.

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