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… text messages … Scamwatch is warning members of the public about a spate of text messages asking for … phone numbers not in your mobile contacts. For example, the text message might read, ‘Please call me back right away. … is an Emergency I need your help!’ People who have called the number back report being verbally abused by a recording …

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

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