28 October 2010 Plan to get rich this racing season? Don’t bet on it! SCAMwatch is warning punters this racing season to be cautious of investing in expensive betting schemes and software packages which make false claims of guaranteed winnings. 6 September 2010 Do not pay for the Do Not Call Register Don’t let someone trick you into paying to have your number listed on the Australian Government’s free Do Not Call Register. 1 September 2010 Telstra warns of email scam targeting BigPond customers Don’t let scam emails fool you into providing your personal details. 16 July 2010 Spam SMS: Report it! Are you an avid mobile phone texter, using SMS to keep in contact with friends and family? Watch out - scammers love texting too. 30 June 2010 End of Financial Year: directory and fax back scams targeting small businesses With the end of the financial year upon us, small businesses across Australia are busy tidying up their financial affairs. However, this time is not only busy for business, but for scammers as well. 23 April 2010 Powerball "bogus" scam SCAMwatch alerts consumers to a company, Powerballwin.com.au Pty Ltd, that claimed it had a secret method to predict future Powerball draws. 17 February 2010 Climate change grants and other government grants 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.