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WA Scam Warnings

  • Fake Outboard Motor Websites
    Fake Outboard Motor Websites

    WA ScamNet has received reports about a number of fake websites selling cheap outboard motors.

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  • Accident Helpline
    Accident Helpline

    Callers are falsely claiming to be from a legitimate Western Australian legal practice requesting information about a recent car accident.

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  • Facebook Lotteries
    Facebook Lotteries

    Social networking sites aren’t always as friendly as they seem. While they can help you meet new people online, catch up with the latest goss and find friends from long ago, some of these sites are also targeted by scammers trying to make money out of you.

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  • Do not call register scam
    Do not call register scam

    Cold callers are asking for a ‘fee’ to keep you on the Do Not Call Register. The callers claim they are from the ACMA’s Do Not Call Register and ask for your credit card details.

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Stop and check: Is this for real?

Scams Awareness Week: 21–25 May 2018. 
Australians are urged to be on the lookout for threat-based impersonation scams by taking a moment to ‘Stop and check: is this for real?’.

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