Here are the ACCC’s most recent SCAM alerts. Visit SCAMwatch at www.scamwatch.gov.au for all SCAMwatch radar alerts.
August 2012: SCAMwatch warns consumers and businesses to be on the look out for carbon price scams, particularly calls asking for personal information in order to receive compensation.
July 2012: SCAMwatch warns consumers to be aware of scam calls or emails claiming that you are entitled to reclaim fees or rebates.
July 2012: SCAMwatch warns Australians to beware of SMS death threats from scammers claiming to be ‘hitmen’ hired to kill the SMS recipient unless they send cash.
July 2012: SCAMwatch and the Australian Crime Commission Board urged Australians to protect themselves from the growing threat of investment scams.