10 January 2014 Don’t let weight loss scams ruin your resolve this New Year SCAMwatch is warning consumers to beware of weight loss scams when looking to fulfil a new year’s resolution. 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”.