24 December 2008 Don't tell scammers your holiday plans! SCAMwatch is warning consumers to protect themselves from identity theft when using social networking sites especially during the holiday season. 20 August 2008 Fake rental properties and shared accommodation listings SCAMwatch is warning prospective tenants to be wary when responding to rental properties advertised on the net where the 'owner' makes various excuses as to why you can't inspect the property but insists on an upfront payment for rent or deposit. 12 August 2008 Airline ticketing scam emails which may cause computer viruses SCAMwatch is warning consumers to beware of an airline ticketing scam that can download malicious software onto your computer. 4 August 2008 Beijing Olympic Games tickets scams SCAMwatch is warning consumers to beware of Beijing Olympic Games tickets scams. 20 June 2008 Medical directory scams targeting doctors' surgeries/clinics Doctors' clinics are warned to beware of aggressive marketing techniques engaged by some advertising companies offering listings in medical directories.