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At least $4.5m lost to Impersonation Scams

At least $ 4.5m lost to Impersonation Scams We would like to alert the public about scammers impersonating staff from local telecommunication service providers, or officers from government agencies who are offering technical support. Between January…
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Re-emergence of Purchase Order Scam

Re-emergence of Purchase Order Scam It has been observed a re-emergence of the purchase order scam whereby scammers would pose as procurement officers from local universities and Government agencies, and induce unsuspecting companies into delivering…
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Beware of Cyber Extortion!

Beware of Cyber ​​Extortion! We would like to alert members of the public to cases of cyber extortion. Between January and May 2020, the Police have received 49 reports, with total losses amounting to at least $ 50,000. Typically, in such cases, culprits would befriend victims on social media or dating-related platforms. Victims would then be invited to take part in a…
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Beware of Phishing SMSes

Beware of Phishing SMSes If you received an SMS requesting you to log in to your account and update your personal bank details via a suspicious website address? ❌Do not click on the link! This is a phishing SMS for…
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Current COVID-19 (coronavirus) scams | Scamwatch

Scammers are using the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) to take advantage of people across Australia. About COVID-19 scams Scamwatch has received over 5170 scam reports mentioning the coronavirus with over $ 6,280,000 in reported losses since the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Common scams include phishing for personal information, online shopping, and superannuation scams. If you have been…
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