Federal offences - Not WA Police issues

Types of fraud and the appropriate investigative authority.

Counterfeit banknotes

If you believe you may be in possession of suspected counterfeit banknotes, counterfeit coins or counterfeit prescribed securities you should contact the Australian Federal Police in your state/territory.For more information on how to identify a counterfeit banknote, please go to Reserve Bank of Australia website.

Government fraud - Federa

For all fraud offences committed against Federal Government Departments.
Contact the Australian Federal Police in your state/territory.

Medicare fraud

For all Medicare fraud related matters, please go to Human Services.

Centrelink fraud

For all Centrelink fraud related matters, please go to Human Services.

Child support fraud

For all Child Support fraud related matters, please go to Human Services.

Investment fraud

If you have utilised the services of a registered or unregistered financial advisor and believe your funds have been misappropriated contact the Australian Security and Investment Commission (ASIC) by visiting Moneysmart.

For more information relating to investments and loss recovery please go to Moneysmart.

Share trading fraud

Any matters relating to the purchase or sale of shares or the manipulation of share trading contact The Australian Securities Exchange.

Telecommunication fraud

If you have received unsolicited text messages resulting in a fee on your account or the unlawful use of your telephone account. Contact your relevant service provider or the Telecommunication Industry Ombudsman.

Complaints relating to actions of a company director or office holder

All misconduct by a director of a company or company secretary should be reported to Australian Security and Investment Commission (ASIC). All criminal allegations such as theft, fraud or forgery by the same persons, may be reported to the Major Fraud Squad on (08) 9220 0700.

Superannuation financial advisor fraud or misconduct

Any complaints relating to a registered or unregistered superannuation / financial advisor may be reported to the Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority (APRA).For more information regarding superannuation please go to Moneysmart.