17 December 2015 Beware of scammers delivering malware this Christmas Watch out for fake parcel delivery scams arriving in your inbox this Christmas, after $80,000 was reported lost to the ACCC this year, with 1,360 complaints. 12 October 2015 Beware of scammers continuing to pose as Microsoft with fake upgrade claims Scamwatch is warning consumers to beware of scammers pretending to be from Microsoft, with the latest round of scams based around the current Microsoft Windows 10 system upgrade. 21 August 2015 Queensland authorities seek to speak with victims of investment fraud scheme Queensland Crime and Corruption Commission and Queensland Police Service are seeking to speak with victims of an investment fraud scheme. 11 August 2015 Beware of ransomware Scamwatch is alerting consumers to a spike in the number of people falling victim to ransomware scams in 2015, compared to last year. 29 May 2015 Fake debt collectors Scamwatch is warning of phone calls from scammers claiming to collect debts. 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 April 2015 Telephone calls alleging fake arrest warrants used to scam money SCAMwatch is warning consumers to be aware of calls from scammers falsely claiming to be from the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP) or Australian Tax Office (ATO). 12 February 2015 This Valentine’s Day, protect your heart when seeking love online This Valentine’s Day, SCAMwatch is warning the online dating community to beware of any love interest who asks for money. 21 January 2015 Invoice email scam now targeting Australian businesses SCAMwatch is warning Australian businesses to beware of an invoice email scam seeking payment re-direction.