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Scamwatch is warning consumers to be aware of calls from scammers claiming to be from the 'Department of Immigration' threatening you with deportation and demanding money.

SCAMwatch is encouraging Australians who are considering donating to bushfire appeals to make sure they double check whether the appeal or its organisers are legitimate so that their generosity rea

… money. Some scammers may call you or email you with emails requesting donations. Scammers may also set up fake … is a trusted source. Don't open suspicious or unsolicited emails (spam)—delete them. Where possible, avoid any arrangement with …

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.

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