Scammers love to trick consumers and businesses who are buying or selling products and services. Not every transaction is legitimate. Look out for fake bills, ads, messages and websites.
Package deliveryRead More...
Scammer pose as a legitimate postal services and either try to get you to pay upfront for a supposed redelivery or infect your computer with ransomware.
Classified scamsRead More...
Classified scams trick buyers or sellers into thinking they are dealing with a legitimate contact but it is actually a scammer.
Overpayment scamsRead More...
Overpayment scams work by getting you to ‘refund’ a scammer who has sent you a cheque for too much money for an item you are selling.
Remote access scamsRead More...
Remote access scams try to convince you that you have a computer or internet problem and that you need to buy new software to fix the problem.
Health & medical productsRead More...
Health and medical product scams may sell you healthcare products at low prices that you never receive, or make false promises about their ‘cure-all’ products, medicines and treatments.
False billingRead More...
False billing scams request you or your business to pay fake invoices for directory listings, advertising, domain name renewals or office supplies that you did not order.
Online shopping scamsRead More...
Online shopping scams involve scammers pretending to be legitimate online sellers, either with a fake website or a fake ad on a genuine retailer site.
Psychic & clairvoyantRead More...
Psychic and clairvoyant scams are designed to trick you into giving away your money, usually offering ‘help’ in exchange for a fee.
Mobile premium servicesRead More...
Scammers create SMS competitions or trivia scams to trick you into paying extremely high call or text rates when replying to an unsolicited text message on your mobile or smart phone.
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