11 November 2015 Beware of scammers imitating Centrelink officers The ACCC is warning consumers to beware of scammers imitating Centrelink officers to trick you into handing over your money or personal details. 13 August 2015 Beware of fake lottery and competition 'wins' on social networking platforms Scamwatch is warning consumers to beware of fake lotteries or competitions on social networking platforms, with scammers using popular platforms to pedal these empty wins. 10 August 2015 Don’t let scammers ‘tax' you this tax time With tax time in full swing, Scamwatch is again urging consumers and small businesses to be aware of scammers taking advantage of the busy nature of tax time to target you. 22 April 2015 Immigration scam targets migrants Scamwatch is warning consumers to be aware of calls from scammers claiming to be from the 'Department of Immigration' threatening you with deportation and demanding money. 13 April 2015 Telephone calls alleging fake arrest warrants used to scam money SCAMwatch is warning consumers to be aware of calls from scammers falsely claiming to be from the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP) or Australian Tax Office (ATO). 5 March 2015 Fake rebate scams on the rise In February the ACCC received a spike in contacts about fake rebate schemes so we are warning people to be aware of calls from a fake government department claiming you are owed money.