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WA Scam Warnings

  • False Invoices
    False Invoices

    Businesses are often targeted by scammers hoping that busy firms may sign invoices without checking their authenticity. Sometimes these fake invoices are for a listing in a publication which the business hasn’t ordered.

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  • Chemist Warehouse survey
    Chemist Warehouse survey

    A fake online questionnaire claiming to be from popular chemists are doing the rounds. People receive a link to the survey, which may even appear to be sent by a friend or family member.

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  • ATO phishing emails
    ATO phishing emails

    Tax time could really be taxing if you give out personal details to scammers impersonating the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). WA ScamNet has renewed its warnings about fake tax communications after fresh reports of emails claiming to be from the ATO. Do not click on any links. Just delete it. 

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  • Visa scam
    Visa scam

    The Chinese community are being targeted by random calls claiming to be checking a visa application, a package with fraudulent documents or a money laundering investigation with huge losses reported.

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New initiative aims to keep scams out of Indigenous communities

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A new scams awareness initiative has been launced called ‘Too good to be true’. It works with Indigenous communities on ways to identify and avoid scammers. The project is aimed at engaging, educating and empowering Indigenous consumers to stay one step ahead of scammers.

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