Have you had a phone call or SMS out of the blue?
Phishy email or ‘lucky’ letter?
Unknown knock at the door?
Strange behaviour from an online friend or admirer?
Scammers target you anytime, anywhere, anyhow. Remember to press 'delete', throw it out, shut the door or just hang up.
Stop travelling con men
If you are approached by conmen call the National Hotline on 1300 133 408.
Ignore suspicious emails, letters, house visits, phone calls or SMS – press ‘delete’, throw them out, shut the door or just hang up.
Scammers use sophisticated tricks to fool you such as fake websites, glossy brochures, technical jargon or posing as someone that you know and trust – don’t fall for them!
Scammers will play on your emotions to get what they want.
Your personal details are private and invaluable – keep them that way and away from scammers.
Fighting fraud: we can all play a part.