25 November 2011 Scam birth, death and marriage certificate websites SCAMwatch is warning Australians to be wary of websites that appear official but fail to deliver on promises to provide birth, death, marriage or divorce certificates in return for a fee. 22 November 2011 Classifieds scammers advertise smartphones & tablets online Beware of scam online classifieds ads for smartphones, tablet devices and other small electronic items which are never delivered following payment. 2 November 2011 Avoid 2012 London Olympics accommodation scams SCAMwatch is joining the UK Metropolitan Police Service in warning of online accommodation booking scams in the lead up to the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics. 18 October 2011 Phishing scam emails and SMS continue SCAMwatch is warning Australians to continue to be wary of phishing scams received by email or SMS following a twist which leads to fraudulent online banking transactions. 6 May 2011 Fake FBI email scam claims you’ve visited “illegal websites” Beware of fake Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) emails which claim that you’ve visited illegal websites. These emails are a scam. If you receive one, delete it! Don’t open any attachments and don’t provide your personal details. 29 April 2011 Make mum’s day, not a scammer’s! If you’re shopping online for a Mother’s Day gift be alert! Scammers use online classifieds and auction sites to post scam ads, taking your money but leaving you without that perfect gift for mum! 9 February 2011 Don’t let scalpers spoil your sporting events and festivals SCAMwatch is warning consumers to be vigilant when buying 2011 Rugby World Cup tickets and festival tickets online. 7 January 2011 Fake SCAMwatch and Consumer Affairs Victoria emails SCAMwatch, the ACCC and CAV are warning consumers to be on the look out for fake emails claiming to be from SCAMwatch and CAV representatives. 6 January 2011 Secrets of your DNA revealed? A state-of-the art DNA test that will reveal the blueprint of your genetic code and hold all the answers to your health, wealth and personal prosperity? Not likely!