News & alerts

SCAMwatch and Victoria Police are warning Australians to beware of email death threats from scammers claiming to be ‘hitmen’ hired to kill the email recipient unless they send cash.

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.