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8 September 2009

Business opportunity scams

SCAMwatch is warning consumers to be extremely cautious about getting involved in business opportunity schemes that promise a lot of income for little or no effort.

11 February 2009

Victorian bushfire appeal scams

SCAMwatch is warning consumers wanting to contribute to the Victorian bushfire appeals to be on alert to ensure they are not taken in by scammers.

31 October 2007

Money transfer scammers misuse RAC name

Scam emails pretending to be from RAC Finance Limited, part of the Western Australian Royal Automobile Club (RAC) are targeting Australians with fake job offers.

5 February 2007

Fake 'Australian Chamber of Commerce' job offer

Spam emails offering an enticing part time, work-from-home income of $5000 per month have begun to appear in Australian email inboxes.