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. 7 September 2010 Beware of scam scratchie cards in your letterbox If you unexpectedly receive colourful travel brochures in the mail, be very suspicious if the package also contains scratchie card tickets. 3 September 2010 Pedigree pups at prices too good to be true SCAMwatch is again warning consumers to be cautious of classified ads for pedigree pups at prices that are too good to be true. 1 September 2010 Telstra warns of email scam targeting BigPond customers Don’t let scam emails fool you into providing your personal details. 30 July 2010 Scratchie card scams continue SCAMwatch continues to receive reports about scams involving scratchie cards received in the mail. 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. 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. 22 January 2010 Happy win or just a scam? SCAMwatch warns consumers to be wary of an advance fee fraud scam disguised as ‘winnings’ from Euphoria Travelling Group.