Australians lose over $70 million to bogus investment opportunities

Investment scams reported to Scamwatch have cost Australians over $70 million in the first half…

Missed call or voicemail (Flubot) scams

Since August 2021, many Australians have been getting scam text messages about missed calls or…

Computer takeover scams on the rise

So far this year scammers have stolen more than $7.2 million from Australians by gaining…

Culturally and linguistically diverse community lose $22 million to scams in 2020, reports from Indigenous Australians up by 25 per cent

Last year scammers stole close to $34 million collectively from people who identified as culturally…

Payment redirection scams cost Australian businesses $128 million in 2020

Payment redirection scams were the most financially damaging scams for Australian businesses in 2020 according…

Scammers capitalise on pandemic as Australians lose record $851 million to scams

[*] Australians lost over $851 million to scams in 2020, a record amount, as scammers…

Losses to car ad scams climbing

Australians have already lost over $288,000 to vehicle scams in the first quarter of this…

Payment redirection scams cost Australian businesses $14 million

Australian businesses reported over $14 million in losses to Scamwatch due to payment redirection scams…

Romance baiting scams on the rise

Australians reported a record-breaking $37 million lost to Scamwatch last year for dating and romance…

Current COVID-19 (coronavirus) scams | Scamwatch

Scammers are using the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) to take advantage of people across Australia.…