News & alerts

With tax time in full swing, Scamwatch is again urging consumers and small businesses to be aware of scammers taking advantage of the busy nature of tax time to target you.

Nearly $82 million was lost to scams in 2014, and many included some form of identity fraud. The theme of National Consumer Fraud Week 2015 is ‘get smarter with your data’.

Scamwatch is warning consumers to be aware of calls from scammers claiming to be from the 'Department of Immigration' threatening you with deportation and demanding money.

… Beware of NBN scams … SCAMwatch is warning consumers and businesses to be aware of NBN-related scams seeking to get your personal details or … need. As the rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN) progresses, you may receive legitimate materials from …

SCAMwatch is warning consumers to protect themselves from identity theft when using social networking sites especially during the holiday season.

Australians who use the internet to buy goods from overseas should be wary of fake emails asking them to pay 'Customs' a range of fees, duty or taxes before their goods are released to them.

Subscribe