Every year, thousands of Australians are targeted by scams, whether it be online, via phone, mail or even in person. Australian Community Media has compiled a list of current scams identified on sites such as scamwatch.gov.au, www.cyber.gov.au and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s website dedicated to informing people about fraudulent and dishonest activities.
Don’t fall victim to COVID-19 vaccination scams
- Scamwatch is advising that reports have been made regarding potential scams involving fraudulent COVID-19 vaccine websites.
- People wanting to get vaccinated should book via a genuine website.
- Scamwatch suggests using the COVID-19 Vaccination Eligibility Checker on the healthdirect website: covid-vaccine.healthdirect.gov.au/eligibility
Australia Post scams circulating within communities again
- Scammers are once again…