6 April 2020 Scammers targeting superannuation in COVID-19 crisis Scammers are now trying to exploit Australians financially impacted by the COVID-19 crisis with new superannuation scams being reported to Scamwatch in recent weeks. 10 March 2020 Gen Z the fastest growing victims of scams Australians under 25 lost over $5 million to scams in 2019 and reports made from this age group are increasing faster than older generations. 7 October 2019 A quick guide to your personal data for Stay Smart Online Week 2019 Stay Smart Online Week is an annual event focused on empowering people, businesses and the community to protect themselves online. 11 February 2019 Warning about 'emergency' text messages Scamwatch is warning members of the public about a spate of text messages asking for emergency assistance. 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. 1 May 2009 Credit card scam targeting small businesses SCAMwatch is warning small to medium businesses to be on the look out for unusual or complicated orders from overseas, particularly orders which are being paid for by credit card. 28 November 2006 A personal request from “The Reserve Bank of Australia”? Not likely! Scammers often use the names of non-existent realistic sounding institutions like “the Federal Bank of South Africa” or “the European Consumer Protection Bureau”.