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 2012 Beware of “voucher prize” scam text messages SCAMwatch is warning consumers not to respond to text messages which claim you have won a voucher 16 July 2010 Spam SMS: Report it! Are you an avid mobile phone texter, using SMS to keep in contact with friends and family? Watch out - scammers love texting too. 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”.