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WA Scam Warnings

  • 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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  • 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.

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  • 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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  • Bogus boating website
    Bogus boating website

    We have had reports about the website www.marinebazaar.com.au, which is bogus even though it appears legitimate at first glance.

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  • Bogus Appliances Deals website
    Bogus Appliances Deals website

    We have had reports from customers about the website appliancesdeals.com.au, which is bogus, even though it appears legitimate.

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  • Fake rental advertisements
    Fake rental advertisements

    WA ScamNet has received reports about fake advertisements for rental properties that attempt to scam two weeks of rent as a deposit plus bond money.

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  • The Bitcoin Investors Club scam
    The Bitcoin Investors Club scam

    WA ScamNet received a report of a $5,000 loss to The Bitcoin Investors Club which claimed that the investment would be worth $40,000 in two years.

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  • Great Backyard
    Great Backyard

    Don't dig yourself into a hole with this fake garden supplier. 

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  • Stolen Credit Card
    Stolen Credit Card

    Scammers are targeting retailers using stolen credit cards.

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  • Husky and Pomsky puppy scam
    Husky and Pomsky puppy scam

    This puppy scam hits victims twice!  It advertises for husky or pomsky puppies but then also hits up the buyers for additional fees for insurances, vaccines and shipping.

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