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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 urging people to continue to be alert to a scareware scam where scammers posing as the Australian Federal Police (AFP) try to scare you into handing over money to regain control of your computer.

… from scammers claiming to be 'hitmen' hired to kill the email recipient unless they send cash. This scam has been … now receiving reports of an email version of this scam. The emails arrive out of the blue and often contain a …

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