New Scamwatch site to help protect you from scams

11 July 2015

Welcome to the new and improved Scamwatch website. We're here with all the latest news and tips to help you identify and avoid scams.

It doesn't matter if you're at home, work or on the go—as our new Scamwatch site is fully mobile responsive enabling you to recognise and report scams from any device.

Key features of the new site

Types of scams

The ACCC provides information on the most common types of scams targeting the Australian community, and collects and publishes data on these scam types.

Report a scam

If you think you've been scammed or know someone who has, report it to the ACCC using our report a scam page.

Get help

If you've been scammed there are steps you can take straight away to reduce the damage and prevent further loss. Find out what you can do to protect yourself, your business or your loved ones from scams.

We also encourage you to sign up for our Scamwatch radar alerts to stay informed about the latest scams. You can also follow us on Scamwatch Twitter.

Read some of the real life stories about people who have been targeted by scams. If you'd like to share your own story— you can do so anonymously—please tick the appropriate box when you report it.

By following the advice on this site, you can help to protect yourself against scammers.