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WA Scam Warnings

  • 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.

  • Cute pics but no puppies - puppy scams
    Cute pics but no puppies - puppy scams

    Beware of fake websites and social media accounts that claimed to puppies, leaving buyers out of pocket and without a dog.

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Identity theft

Identity theft is a type of fraud that involves using someone else's identity to steal money or gain other benefits.


copy: scam awareness week 2020

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