News & alerts

SCAMwatch is reminding people to beware of online scams – surveys, emails and social-media posts – offering fake gift vouchers or other bogus inducements in return for disclosing credit card and other personal information.

SCAMwatch and the Department of Immigration and Citizenship are warning people who have migrated to Australia or are currently temporary visa holders to be cautious of immigration-related scams.

Scamwatch is warning consumers to be wary of bogus security software or 'scareware'.

SCAMwatch is warning Facebook subscribers about a hoax email they may receive under the guise of a password reset email.

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