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Since August 2021, many Australians have been getting scam text messages about tracking a delivery, missed calls or voicemails, along with a link to download some software. If you receive one of these messages, do not click or tap on the link. Delete the message immediately.

SCAMwatch is warning consumers about hoax offers of assistance to reclaim overcharged bank fees.

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.

SCAMwatch is warning consumers to be wary of spam emails that link to viruses and spyware embedded in songs, videos and pictures of celebrities.

SCAMwatch is warning consumers about a fake Australian Federal Police email that claims your credit card has been used in transactions related to criminal organisations.

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