16 September 2010 'Hitman' email scam SCAMwatch and Victoria Police are warning Australians to beware of email death threats from scammers claiming to be ‘hitmen’ hired to kill the email recipient unless they send cash. 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. 3 September 2010 Aussie veterans targeted by scam SCAMwatch is warning veterans to be cautious of potential scammers posing as representatives from the Australian Government Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA). 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. 21 May 2010 Scammers pretending to represent Medicare and Centrelink Recently, Medicare and Centrelink have received reports of scammers posing as employees asking recipients for their personal information. 12 February 2010 Be my Valentine SCAMwatch is warning those looking for love online to be wary of dating and romance scams. 3 February 2010 Australian Taxation Office tax refund online! SCAMwatch is warning Australians to be on the lookout for an email purporting to be from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) trying to trick consumers into providing their private details.