16 December 2008 "Your computer is infected" fake anti-virus pop-up alert scams SCAMwatch warns consumers to be wary of fake anti-virus alerts. NEVER click on pop-up anti-virus alerts. 19 September 2008 Telemarketing calls promising 'free' holidays SCAMwatch is warning consumers to be wary of telemarketing calls informing recipients that they have won a 'free' holiday. 7 August 2008 Inheritance scam in your letterbox The Australian community is warned to be wary of inheritance scam letters from scammers. 1 July 2008 'Death threat' SMS scam The Australian community is warned to beware of death threat spam text messages from scammers pretending to be a hired hitman in order to extort thousands of dollars from their victims. 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.