News & alerts

With Halloween around the corner, SCAMwatch urges you to be alert to a new type of scareware doing the rounds where scammers try and scare you into handing over money in order to regain control of your computer.

SCAMwatch and South Australian Government Consumer and Business Services(CBS) are warning people throughout the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) lands to beware of scam distress emails targeting the area.

The ACCC has quickly acted to stop the individuals behind TVI Express from enticing consumers to join its so called money-making venture.

… it had a secret method to predict future Powerball draws. The Federal Court today found that it had engaged in false or … Australian Competition and Consumer Commission action. The scammer, Constantine 'Con' Barris, and his company, …
… projects. Recipients who express an interest in the environment or indicate that they are interested in … hang up! WesternField Holdings has recently been added to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s list … Don’t agree to offers or deals straight away. Tell the person that you are not interested or that you want to …

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