scamwatch

Phone call you should never answer

Phone call you should never answer

Heartless scammers are taking advantage of the coronavirus crisis

Devious scams cost Australians half a billion dollars

Devious scams cost Australians half a billion dollars

Australians lost almost half a billion dollars to scammers in 2018.

Trust your head over your heart on Valentine’s Day

Trust your head over your heart on Valentine’s Day

It's Valentine's Day, but it's also a day scammers are very active.

Seniors stay alert for remote access scams

Seniors stay alert for remote access scams

Never, ever, give an unsolicited caller access to your computer.

New Scams: investment tricksters on the rise

New Scams: investment tricksters on the rise

We still aren't learning to be very wary of get rich quick schemes.

Think before you respond - it could be a scam

Think before you respond - it could be a scam

Ask yourself if its for real before you provide your details.

Beware Cupid's arrow: Love scam a heartbreaking lesson

Beware Cupid's arrow: Love scam a heartbreaking lesson

Jan's story shows other seniors how easy it is to be hoodwinked.

Western Union users may get scammer refund

Western Union users may get scammer refund

This is a rare chance to recoup lost scammed US dollar funds.

Don't get conned by the person at the door

Don't get conned by the person at the door

Top tips when confronted at your door by travelling con men.

Avoid getting caught in Christmas cons

Avoid getting caught in Christmas cons

Enjoy your shopping, but remain scammer aware this Christmas.

Travelling con men awareness

Travelling con men awareness

BE AWARE: Thelma lost over $4,000 to travelling con men after she hired them to fix...

Scamwatch: Avoid a rough Melbourne Cup ride

Scamwatch: Avoid a rough Melbourne Cup ride

Be wary of scams when putting bets on the Melbourne Cup race day.

Scammers watch: Fake NBN targeting seniors

Scammers watch: Fake NBN targeting seniors

NBN doesn't sell to the public so don't be scammed by callers.

Men most vulnerable to investment scams: ACCC

Men most vulnerable to investment scams: ACCC

BEWARE of high risk investment scams that can start with phone call.

Avoid getting hooked by scammer's phishing bait

Avoid getting hooked by scammer's phishing bait

Take care with sharing your details on the phone and online.

How to avoid being scammed when shopping online

How to avoid being scammed when shopping online

TIPS for safer online shopping where scams are all to common.

Valentine's Day scam that's worse than having to buy flowers

Valentine's Day scam that's worse than having to buy flowers

Be wary of online dating and romance scams

Learn how to avoid scammers with this Little Black Book

Learn how to avoid scammers with this Little Black Book

WATCH out for scams using this ACCC guide.

Scammers strike on Darling Downs using sneaky method

Scammers strike on Darling Downs using sneaky method

They inform people they are disconnecting internet for 15 days