11 November 2015 Beware of scammers imitating Centrelink officers The ACCC is warning consumers to beware of scammers imitating Centrelink officers to trick you into handing over your money or personal details. 10 August 2015 Don’t let scammers ‘tax' you this tax time With tax time in full swing, Scamwatch is again urging consumers and small businesses to be aware of scammers taking advantage of the busy nature of tax time to target you. 21 May 2015 Indigenous consumers lost $740,000 to scams last year This Fraud Week, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is urging Indigenous consumers to be wary of requests over the internet for personal information. 18 May 2015 National Consumer Fraud Week 2015 Nearly $82 million was lost to scams in 2014, and many included some form of identity fraud. The theme of National Consumer Fraud Week 2015 is ‘get smarter with your data’. 22 April 2015 Immigration scam targets migrants Scamwatch is warning consumers to be aware of calls from scammers claiming to be from the 'Department of Immigration' threatening you with deportation and demanding money. 13 March 2015 Beware of NBN scams SCAMwatch is warning consumers and businesses to be aware of NBN-related scams seeking to get your personal details or asking you to buy equipment you don’t need. 5 March 2015 Fake rebate scams on the rise In February the ACCC received a spike in contacts about fake rebate schemes so we are warning people to be aware of calls from a fake government department claiming you are owed money. 16 January 2015 Beware of fake vouchers that end up costing you more SCAMwatch is urging consumers to be alert to scammers offering fake vouchers in exchange for financial and other personal information.