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WA Scam Warnings

  • Shopping centre psychic scam
    Shopping centre psychic scam

    Psychic scammers are targeting unsuspecting shoppers at suburban malls.  

  • PIN verification code scams
    PIN verification code scams

    Scammers are getting around a common security feature used by organisations to prevent unauthorised access to your personal information. 

  • JB Hi-Fi giveaway scam
    JB Hi-Fi giveaway scam

    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.  

  • Live stream scams
    Live stream scams

    This type of scam appears to have emerged during COVID-19 when live stream events have become more popular due to social distancing restrictions.

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COVID-19 coronavirus scams

Scammers are taking advantage of fears surrounding COVID-19 to deceive victims into handing over their money and/or personal information, so it’s important to be extra vigilant. 


Virus molecule with text Warning COVID-19 coronavirus scams

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