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20 June 2008

Medical directory scams targeting doctors' surgeries/clinics

Doctors' clinics are warned to beware of aggressive marketing techniques engaged by some advertising companies offering listings in medical directories.

18 April 2008

Telemarketing scam targeting Chinese community

Australia's Chinese community is warned to beware of scammers posing as market researchers from Hong Kong.

10 March 2008

The new little black book of scams is here!

February 2008: We've just released a brand new edition of our very popular The little black book of scams. Find out how to get your free copy!

18 February 2008

Fraud Fortnight 2008 is here now!

Every year, the Australasian Consumer Fraud Taskforce holds a national campaign to help raise awareness about scams and how you can protect yourself. Fraud Fortnight will run from 24 February to 8 March 2008.
24 January 2008

Fake Australian lottery causes confusion overseas

People around the world are being sent emails telling them that they have won a fortune in a fake Australian lottery.