25 November 2011 Scam birth, death and marriage certificate websites SCAMwatch is warning Australians to be wary of websites that appear official but fail to deliver on promises to provide birth, death, marriage or divorce certificates in return for a fee. 22 November 2011 Classifieds scammers advertise smartphones & tablets online Beware of scam online classifieds ads for smartphones, tablet devices and other small electronic items which are never delivered following payment. 8 November 2011 Scam callers asking for payment to deliver parcels SCAMwatch and Australia Post are warning of scam callers pretending to be from Australia Post and requesting payment to redeliver an undelivered parcel. 2 November 2011 Avoid 2012 London Olympics accommodation scams SCAMwatch is joining the UK Metropolitan Police Service in warning of online accommodation booking scams in the lead up to the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics. 21 September 2011 Continue to beware of scam solar offers SCAMwatch is warning Australians to continue to be wary of scammers who offer bogus government rebates for the installation of solar panels. 2 August 2011 Computer remote access scammers now masquerading as Telstra - new twist SCAMwatch has received reports of a new twist on the computer remote access scam with callers now claiming to be from (or affiliated with) Telstra or BigPond. 29 April 2011 Make mum’s day, not a scammer’s! If you’re shopping online for a Mother’s Day gift be alert! Scammers use online classifieds and auction sites to post scam ads, taking your money but leaving you without that perfect gift for mum! 18 March 2011 Avoid charity scams – Japan earthquake disaster SCAMwatch is warning consumers to thoroughly check the legitimacy of charities when donating to Japan disaster relief. 9 February 2011 Don’t let scalpers spoil your sporting events and festivals SCAMwatch is warning consumers to be vigilant when buying 2011 Rugby World Cup tickets and festival tickets online. 10 January 2011 Donate wisely - Central Queensland flood crisis SCAMwatch is warning consumers to thoroughly check the legitimacy of charities when donating to help flood victims in central and south east Queensland.