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Scams and fraud

  • Common scams

    Find out what sorts of common scams are out there. Learn to recognise and avoid these scams.

  • Report a scam

    Scams can be reported in a number of ways depending on the type of scam it is. Steps to take if you have been the victim of a scam.

  • Protect yourself against scams

    Because scams don’t always come from within Australia, it’s hard for the law to protect you. Find some practical tips to protect yourself from scams and fraud.

  • Online security

    Online security is more important than ever. Find out how to be safe from scams, fraud and identity theft when you browse, use social networking sites or shop online.

Scam alerts

Scams targeting Queenslanders
Find out what scams are out there and how to avoid them.

Businesses and traders to avoid
We can warn the public or name traders who we strongly believe to be breaking the law. You should avoid doing business with these traders.

Last updated
15 March 2017
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