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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 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.

… be blackmailed … SCAMwatch is again warning those looking for love online to stay on the lookout for scammers. … victim. Once trust is gained, the scammer quickly attempts to move the victim away from the site and its … If the victim pays, the scammer may demand further payment before removing the image or video. … Scammers have a …

SCAMwatch is warning those looking for love online to be wary of dating and romance scams.