The Department of Human Services warns people to be aware of the growing threat of scam emails, phone calls, SMS and Facebook messages pretending to be from the department. Continue reading Media Resource – Scams
Be cautious about emails, faxes, SMS and phone calls claiming to be from the Australian Taxation Office. Read these indicators of scams so you can stay safe.
Continue reading Don’t get played by scammers!
A phone call or email out of the blue offering you a ‘not-to-be-missed investment opportunity’ or requesting you to ‘confirm your login details’ with a bank should be treated with extreme caution.
Protecting your identity and being cautious of scams is an important part of modern day life.
In early September, the joint Department of Human Services (the department) and Australian Federal Police (AFP) Taskforce Integrity spent time at the department’s service centres in Elizabeth and Salisbury, as well as the Elizabeth shopping centre.
News of Taskforce Integrity’s presence in Ipswich last week spread like wildfire, prompting the public to provide the taskforce with information they had about suspected welfare fraud.
Taskforce Integrity was part of a multi-agency investigation which dismantled a large welfare fraud scheme in Melbourne. Continue reading Taskforce Integrity first joint operation uncovers large fraud scheme