26 February 2014 Don’t be fooled by a fake franchise SCAMwatch is warning people thinking about buying a franchise or small business to beware of exciting new franchise opportunities that may actually be scams. 19 May 2010 TVI Express "money-making" venture The ACCC has quickly acted to stop the individuals behind TVI Express from enticing consumers to join its so called money-making venture. 8 September 2009 Business opportunity scams SCAMwatch is warning consumers to be extremely cautious about getting involved in business opportunity schemes that promise a lot of income for little or no effort. 12 August 2009 Beat the recession chain letter scam SCAMwatch is warning Australians to be on the lookout for a new chain letter scam seeking to take advantage of the current economic climate. 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”. 29 September 2006 A job transferring money? Beware of dirty tricks and dirty money Have you recently received a spam email offering you work as a 'transfer manager' or 'financial' manager for an overseas company? These 'job offers' are scams!