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

Are you an avid mobile phone texter, using SMS to keep in contact with friends and family? Watch out - scammers love texting too.

… this, just hang up. … Protect yourself … If you receive a phone call out of the blue from someone about your computer … over the phone unless you made the call and the phone number came from a trusted source. Make sure your computer is …

SCAMwatch has joined with the Australian Government Department of Climate Change and the Commonwealth Grants Commission to warn consumers about anyone who approaches them with the offer of ‘grants for climate change’ or other government grants.

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

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