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18 March 2020

COVID-19 (coronavirus) scams

Unfortunately, scammers are taking advantage of the spread of coronavirus to exploit and play on the fears of consumers across Australia.
7 October 2019

A quick guide to your personal data for Stay Smart Online Week 2019

Stay Smart Online Week is an annual event focused on empowering people, businesses and the community to protect themselves online.
21 May 2018

Australians lost $340 million to scammers in 2017

Australians lost more money to scammers in 2017 than in any other year since the ACCC began reporting on scam activity.

11 September 2017

Don't gift a scammer iTunes cards

The ACCC is warning people to be on the lookout for scammers who are trying to con their victims into paying for scams with Apple iTunes gift cards.

28 November 2014

Don’t let the Grinch steal Christmas – watch out for scammers

With Christmas just around the corner, SCAMwatch is reminding consumers to watch out for scammers taking advantage of the Christmas rush to leave you out of pocket and a present.