Features

12 December 2016

Don't accept gifts from a scammer this Christmas

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is warning online shoppers to watch out for fake parcel delivery scams arriving in email inboxes this Christmas.

1 December 2016

Remote access scammers pretending to be ACORN

Scamwatch has received a report from the Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN) that remote access scammers are calling pretending to be the ACORN.
16 August 2016

Protect your small business from invoice email scams

Scamwatch is warning Australian businesses to beware of an invoice email scam seeking payment re-direction.
14 July 2016

Beware of business scams impersonating the ACCC

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is warning businesses to watch out for scam emails that claim to be from the ACCC but in fact contain links that can infect your computer with malware.
27 May 2016

Consumers warned about property investment schemes

A national campaign has been launched by consumer regulators around Australia to warn potential property investors about property spruikers who claim to be ‘wealth creators’ but are really just in it for themselves.
11 May 2016

Wise up to scams: National Consumer Fraud Week 2016

Scamwatch is urging older Australians to 'Wise up to Scams' for National Consumer Fraud Week 2016.