16 September 2010 'Hitman' email scam SCAMwatch and Victoria Police are warning Australians to beware of email death threats from scammers claiming to be ‘hitmen’ hired to kill the email recipient unless they send cash. 7 September 2010 Beware of scam scratchie cards in your letterbox If you unexpectedly receive colourful travel brochures in the mail, be very suspicious if the package also contains scratchie card tickets. 6 September 2010 Do not pay for the Do Not Call Register Don’t let someone trick you into paying to have your number listed on the Australian Government’s free Do Not Call Register. 30 July 2010 Scratchie card scams continue SCAMwatch continues to receive reports about scams involving scratchie cards received in the mail. 2 July 2010 Telemarketing scam: your computer has a virus! Don’t let a scammer scare you into believing your computer is infected with a virus. 30 June 2010 End of Financial Year: directory and fax back scams targeting small businesses With the end of the financial year upon us, small businesses across Australia are busy tidying up their financial affairs. However, this time is not only busy for business, but for scammers as well. 22 January 2010 Happy win or just a scam? SCAMwatch warns consumers to be wary of an advance fee fraud scam disguised as ‘winnings’ from Euphoria Travelling Group.