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 December 2018. Continue reading December 2018 Update #DHSTV
There is a new email scam pretending to be from Medicare, telling people they are owed a rebate of over $200.
Continue reading New Medicare scam email
The Department of Human Services can confirm the malicious websites have now been removed.
Continue reading Update: Medicare SMS Scam
Have you received a text message that looks like this?
Continue reading Medicare SMS Scam
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, 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!
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