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. 21 August 2015 Queensland authorities seek to speak with victims of investment fraud scheme Queensland Crime and Corruption Commission and Queensland Police Service are seeking to speak with victims of an investment fraud scheme. 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. 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. 7 January 2015 Donate safely to bushfire appeals SCAMwatch is encouraging Australians who are considering donating to bushfire appeals to make sure they double check whether the appeal or its organisers are legitimate so that their generosity reaches victims, not scammers.