News & alerts

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 veterans to be cautious of potential scammers posing as representatives from the Australian Government Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA).

… Australian Taxation Office tax refund online! … SCAMwatch is warning … lookout for an email purporting to be from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) trying to trick consumers into … any tax refunds. The email may also direct consumers to a bogusTaxation Office website and asks for personal …

SCAMwatch is warning consumers to protect themselves from identity theft when using social networking sites especially during the holiday season.