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WA Scam Warnings
Telco false billingRead More...
iiNet and Telstra customers are the target of an email phishing scam that aims to steal credit card details by using spoofed email addresses and claims of being unable to process payments.
Shopping centre psychic scamRead More...
Psychic scammers are targeting unsuspecting shoppers at suburban malls.
PIN verification code scamsRead More...
Scammers are getting around a common security feature used by organisations to prevent unauthorised access to your personal information.
JB Hi-Fi giveaway scamRead More...
Scammers posing as electronics retailer JB Hi-Fi are sending SMS messages claiming there is a ‘giveaway’ that expires soon – but be warned, it’s nothing more than a phishing exercise to get hold of your credit card details.
Latest WA ScamNet updates
Scam targeting the property industry and its clients
Property buyers and sellers are being targetted by scammers who send emails appearing to be from legitimate real estate or settlement agents. The emails request money payment or notify of a change in bank account details.
Scammers redirect payments by changing the bank account into one under control of the scammers. Property transactions are prime targets for this scam because of the large amounts of money involved.
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WA Scam Media
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ATO warning over natural disaster relief tax return scam
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The West Australian
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The West Australian
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