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WA Scam Warnings

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Fake loan warning – Quality Financial Services
    Fake loan warning – Quality Financial Services

    Text messages and Facebook advertisements are attempting to lure consumers into prepaying fees for a fake loan from Quality Financial Services.

  • Fake barbecue product website
    Fake barbecue product website

    WA ScamNet has received reports from consumers about financial losses to the website www.barbequeworld.com.au, with goods ordered but not delivered.

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Dating & romance




Scammers take advantage of people looking for romantic partners, often via dating websites, apps or social media by pretending to be prospective companions. They play on emotional triggers to get you to provide money, gifts or personal details.

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