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Beware of fake Telstra bills

Beware of fake Telstra bills

The latest scam detected by email security vendor MailGuard involves a "very convincing" forgery of a Telstra email bill notification.
Jul 9 2018, 3:33PM
Scam tricks bank customers into revealing one-time PINs

Scam tricks bank customers into revealing one-time PINs

A relatively sophisticated scam is targeting Citibank customers in Australia.
Jan 31 2017, 11:32AM
It's spring, and the scams are rising

It's spring, and the scams are rising

Beware of spam emails pulling nasty tricks to get at your money or take control of your computer.
Sep 10 2015, 4:39PM
NSW residents warned of free computer scam

NSW residents warned of free computer scam

Residents across New South Wales have been reporting scammers offering free computers in exchange for copies of personal details such as tax file numbers.
Dec 19 2014, 3:54PM
It's tax time and tax scams are here again

It's tax time and tax scams are here again

Be on your guard if you get a phone call, email or SMS from someone purporting to be from the ATO.
Jul 25 2014, 5:32PM
This scam isn't going away

This scam isn't going away

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is warning small business people to beware of false billing scams.
Jun 19 2014, 6:04PM
Beware of fake invoices, ACCC warns

Beware of fake invoices, ACCC warns

We've warned you about a few notorious scams and now here's another one.
Feb 11 2014, 7:32PM
Those fake ATO "tax refund" emails are circulating again

Those fake ATO "tax refund" emails are circulating again

This is the time of year when Australian income tax refunds are paid, so we are not surprised to see another in what seems to be an endless stream of fake "ATO" spam.
Oct 22 2013, 2:35PM
Beware of new wave of ATO scam emails

Beware of new wave of ATO scam emails

Thousands of fake emails confirming tax refunds of more than $6,000 from the Australian Taxation Office are circulating. Click to see what they look like.
Aug 20 2013, 10:21AM
Warning over Yellow Pages fax scam

Warning over Yellow Pages fax scam

Be on alert for faxes pretending to come from the Yellow Pages, but which are actually a scam.
Aug 1 2013, 3:25PM
$566,061 lost due to false-billing scams in 2012

$566,061 lost due to false-billing scams in 2012

Australian small businesses lost $566,061 to false billing scams in 2012, according to an ACCC report issued today.
Jul 23 2013, 11:28AM
People still getting duped by Internet domain scams

People still getting duped by Internet domain scams

Falling to domain name scam could cost you in the order of $8,000, warns consumer watchdog ACCC.
Mar 27 2013, 1:59PM
Email scammers using airline etickets as bait

Email scammers using airline etickets as bait

Bogus airline emails are something to watch out for, along with those supposedly from banks and courier companies.
Mar 20 2013, 1:26PM
Warning: Australian Taxation Office scam emails circulating

Warning: Australian Taxation Office scam emails circulating

"Tens of thousands" of emails pretending to come from the ATO are circulating, according to a new warning issued today.
Feb 8 2013, 1:35PM
Ransomware scammers hit Byron Bay school

Ransomware scammers hit Byron Bay school

A Byron Bay primary school had its records encrypted by scammers who demanded a $5,000 ransom.
Dec 18 2012, 12:21PM
Bank fee scam targeting small businesses

Bank fee scam targeting small businesses

If you're contacted by someone claiming to be from the Australian Treasury who says you're owed overpaid bank fees, it's likely a scam.
Nov 15 2012, 10:59AM
Little hope for scam victims getting money back

Little hope for scam victims getting money back

The scam has been described as "a bad Bollywood movie", yet victims apparently have little hope of getting their money back.
Oct 4 2012, 1:05PM
Watch out for these business scams

Watch out for these business scams

Scammers have set their sights on Australian small businesses, so watch out for these cons.
Sep 19 2012, 10:26AM
Carbon tax countdown sparks scam alert

Carbon tax countdown sparks scam alert

Phone calls offering carbon price compensation aren’t a surprise windfall for your business, they’re a scam.
May 18 2012, 5:34PM

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