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  1. 6 July 2017

    Threats to life, arrest or other

    Threats to life, arrest or other involve demands by scammers to pay money that you supposedly owe and threats if you do … threats to your life. The scammer may call you and pressure you into paying immediately,  threaten you with arrest, or say … The scammer will ask for payment of an outstanding tax debt and threaten arrest or legal action if you do not comply. Scammers may …
  2. 4 December 2018

    Warning about tax scams

    calls or emails they receive threatening arrest or jail over unpaid tax debts. Reports of these scams have jumped … to an outstanding tax debt, or face imminent arrest and jail time. The scammer pretends to be from the Australian Tax Office … cards. This is a scam. The tax office will never threaten you with arrest, or demand immediate payment of a tax debt or fine …
  3. 26 March 2019

    Payment demanded by gift card? It's a scam

    arrest. The scammer asks the victim to pay an immediate ‘fine’ using gift cards or bitcoin, and claims police will come and arrest them if not. Catch-a-hacker scam The scammer calls and pretends to be from a law-enforcement agency or internet … on a genuine retailer site. Threats to life, arrest or other Threats to life, arrest or other Threats to life, arrest or other …
  4. 8 May 2015

    Arrest over 'boiler room' telemarketing scam that allegedly conned 19 people out of $470,000

    Link:  http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-05-08/arrest-over-alleged-boiler-room-telemarket... Source:  ABC News Published Date:  8 May 2015 Featured image:  Scam Type:  Betting & sports investment schemes Investment schemes Arrest over 'boiler room' telemarketing scam that allegedly conned 19 people out of $470,000 …
  5. 9 June 2015

    Aggressive scam threatening arrest and legal action

    Link:  http://www.smh.com.au/national/ato-concerned-by-aggressive-scam-threatening-arre... Source:  SMH Published Date:  9 June 2015 Featured image:  Scam Type:  Threats to life, arrest or other Aggressive scam threatening arrest and legal action …
  6. 18 June 2018

    Threat and kidnap scams target Chinese community

    frightening scams targeting them that involve threats of arrest, and extortion via fake kidnappings. In 2018, Scamwatch has … threats about arrest or deportation, it is a scam. It’s very frightening to receive these calls and scammers use your fear … release is also available: 针对华人社区的威胁和绑架骗局 – Chinese Simplified ( PDF 145.95 KB ) . Read more Threats to life, arrest or other …
  7. 11 December 2018

    Watch out for holiday season scams

    scammers pretending to be from the tax office or the police and threatening them with arrest over unpaid tax debts.” “This … with a fake website or a fake ad on a genuine retailer site. Threats to life, arrest or other Threats to life, arrest or other Threats to life, arrest or other involve demands by scammers to pay money that you supposedly owe and threats if you do …
  8. 13 April 2015

    Telephone calls alleging fake arrest warrants used to scam money

    telling them that there is a warrant out for their arrest. Many people have reported to SCAMwatch that messages have been … or commonwealth department. The scammers may spin a range of stories about why an arrest warrant has been issued, including that you … this information to commit other scams. Be on guard, if you receive a phone call from someone saying you have an arrest warrant …
  9. 9 June 2015

    ATO concerned by aggressive scam threatening arrest and legal action

    Link:  http://www.smh.com.au/national/ato-concerned-by-aggressive-scam-threatening-arre... Source:  Sydney Morning Herald Published Date:  9 June 2015 Featured image:  Scam Type:  Identity theft Phishing ATO concerned by aggressive scam threatening arrest and legal action …
  10. 24 May 2018

    Stop and check: is this for real? - Scams Awareness Week 2018

    to court, arrest or even deportation. Scam reports The categories with the most threat-based impersonation scam reports in 2017 were: Threats to life, arrest or other Threats to life, arrest or other Threats to life, arrest or other involve demands …