13 December 2012 Don’t be fooled by scams this festive season SCAMwatch is warning people to be on the lookout this festive season not just for flying reindeer and bargain gifts but also scam surprises wrapped up as the real deal. 19 November 2012 Beware of scam surveys and offers misusing household names SCAMwatch is warning people to beware of online scams – surveys, emails and social-media posts – offering fake gift vouchers or other bogus inducements in return for disclosing credit card and other personal information. 5 November 2012 Don’t be horsed around by scammers this spring racing season SCAMwatch is warning punters not to be fooled by scammers peddling sports investment scams this spring racing season. 30 June 2012 Beware of “voucher prize” scam text messages SCAMwatch is warning consumers not to respond to text messages which claim you have won a voucher 11 April 2012 Beware of directory listing scams targeting small businesses SCAMwatch is advising businesses to beware of unsolicited faxes offering paid listings in scam online directories. 22 March 2012 Beware of phone scams – 2011 Targeting Scams report SCAMwatch is continuing to warn Australians to beware of scams delivered by phone with the ACCC receiving over 43,000 reports of scams perpetrated this way in 2011.