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Warn your co-workers about these COVID-19 scams
Scammers are impersonating travel agents, government authorities, even the World Health Organisation, reports the ACCC's Scamwatch.
Mar 25 2020, 12:31PM
Don't fall for bushfire money transfer scams
Email scams have targeted company suppliers, referring to bushfires and asking them to transfer money.
Jan 17 2020, 3:53PM
Watch out for cardless cash scams
Scammers have used banks' cardless cash feature to trick victims, reports the ATO.
Dec 6 2019, 3:51PM
Telstra blocked 2.9 million scam calls in July
The industry and government need to come together on this issue.
Sep 20 2019, 3:09PM
NBN scam reports now averaging 100 a day
Scammers are stepping up efforts to steal people’s personal or financial details by using the nbn brand.
Aug 19 2019, 4:46PM
Freight scam shuts down Australian businesses
Victims are losing tens of thousands of dollars to the email scam, which targets IT and electrical businesses.
Jul 26 2019, 12:42PM
Australians lost more than $10 million to scammers last year. Follow these easy tips to avoid being conned
Scammers impersonating the Australian Taxation Office have fleeced Australians of more than $830,000.
Jan 17 2019, 9:19AM
Are telemarketers hounding your business? You're not alone
A new study has confirmed that many Australians receive unsolicited telemarketing calls every week.
Dec 5 2018, 4:38PM
Australian businesses are falling for email scams
Businesses should urgently review how they verify and pay accounts and invoices, says the ACCC.
Nov 26 2018, 12:16PM
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
A relatively sophisticated scam is targeting Citibank customers in Australia.
Jan 31 2017, 11:32AM
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Australian small businesses lost $566,061 to false billing scams in 2012, according to an ACCC report issued today.
Jul 23 2013, 11:28AM
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