11 November 2009 Bogus anti-virus alerts Scamwatch is warning consumers to be wary of bogus security software or 'scareware'. 4 November 2009 Comcover non-refundable loan email SCAMwatch is warning about an email from Comcover that offers a non-refundable loan 15 October 2009 SCAMwatch warns about scam business directory offers SCAMwatch warns businesses to watch out for unsolicited emails or letters that claim to offer 'free' business directory listings. 17 September 2009 Patrick Swayze and other celebrity scams—be on guard online SCAMwatch is urging consumers to be on guard online, even when searching celebrity news items. The latest celebrity scam exploits the death of Patrick Swayze. 8 September 2009 Business opportunity scams SCAMwatch is warning consumers to be extremely cautious about getting involved in business opportunity schemes that promise a lot of income for little or no effort. 12 August 2009 Beat the recession chain letter scam SCAMwatch is warning Australians to be on the lookout for a new chain letter scam seeking to take advantage of the current economic climate. 1 May 2009 Credit card scam targeting small businesses SCAMwatch is warning small to medium businesses to be on the look out for unusual or complicated orders from overseas, particularly orders which are being paid for by credit card. 11 February 2009 Victorian bushfire appeal scams SCAMwatch is warning consumers wanting to contribute to the Victorian bushfire appeals to be on alert to ensure they are not taken in by scammers.