This is a
joint media release from the Australian Federal Police, Department of Human
Services and The National Disability Insurance Agency.
A joint agency investigation into an organised criminal syndicate
suspected of defrauding the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) of
millions of dollars has today resulted in the arrest of five people in western
Continue reading Five arrested for million-dollar NDIS fraud
As we look for the perfect presents for our loved ones, clever criminals are looking for their own Christmas gift – your money and identity.
Continue reading Tis’ the scamming season
Watch the latest #DHSTV for an update from Hank Jongen about what’s happening at the Department of Human Services during September 2017. Continue reading September 2017 Update #DHSTV
The Department of Human Services warns people to be aware of the growing threat of scam emails, phone calls and SMS 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!
We are aware of a scam email telling people they can get a ‘subsidy benefit’. The email asks you to reply with personal information to confirm your eligibility.
Continue reading Know the signs – Protect yourself from scams
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.
Continue reading Investment and banking scams – what to look out for
Protecting your identity and being cautious of scams is an important part of modern day life.
Continue reading Keep safe! 5 tips to avoid falling for a scam
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.
Continue reading Adelaide’s northern suburbs residents meet the Taskforce Integrity team
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.
Continue reading Welfare cheat information floods in, in Ipswich