2 November 2007 Betting software scams: don’t be taken for a ride SCAMwatch is warning punters to be on the lookout for betting software scams during the Spring Racing Carnival. 31 October 2007 Money transfer scammers misuse RAC name Scam emails pretending to be from RAC Finance Limited, part of the Western Australian Royal Automobile Club (RAC) are targeting Australians with fake job offers. 2 October 2007 Scammers target online car buyers Fake advertisements offering used vehicles for lower than expected prices continue to appear on Australian car websites, online classifieds and online auction sites. 4 September 2007 Cute puppies for sale? Don’t be fooled Classified ads offering non-existent pedigree puppies have resurfaced in local newspapers across the country, as well as online classifieds. 27 August 2007 Warning: virus-laden email from the 'Australian Office of Fair Trading' Consumers have reported receiving emails from the 'Australian Office of Fair Trading'. There is no such organisation, and the email's attachment contains a virus. 10 August 2007 $300,000 refund to scam victims More than $300,000 will be returned to consumers who were victims of North American-based scams after Australian Competition and Consumer Commission court intervention. 16 March 2007 Scams target you! Protect your computer... Scams target you - Protect your computer is the latest message from the Australasian Consumer Fraud Taskforce. Your computer can be attacked by phishing scams, spam, dodgy 'pop-ups' or malware – and you may not even realise it! 13 February 2007 Beware of the Valentine that steals more than your heart Valentine's Day is here again, but unwary romantics beware … you could end up losing more than your heart if you fall for a fraud. 5 February 2007 Fake 'Australian Chamber of Commerce' job offer Spam emails offering an enticing part time, work-from-home income of $5000 per month have begun to appear in Australian email inboxes. 22 January 2007 Puppy love and the fake classified ad Classified ads offering Bulldog and Yorkie puppies are one of the latest scams making their way into local newspapers across the country and on-line classifieds.