Types of scams and the appropriate investigative authority.
Any matters relating to phishing; and money mule recruitment. Report this to Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).
Requests for money - advanced fee fraud
If you have responded to an email or a telephone call relating to the promise of the payment of money, if you pay a fee to release those funds.
Contact the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and Major Fraud Squad on (08) 9220 0700 – “Operation Sunbird.”
Any matters relating to fake companies and investment offers. Report this to Australian Security and Investment Commission (ASIC).
Any matters relating to people who knock on your door unexpectedly offering cheap deals, requesting cash up front and making you feel pressured to accept their offer. Report this to ScamNet.
For more information including how to protect yourself, please go to the itinerant traders page.
Any matters relating to unsolicited commercial electronic messaging that offers or advertises the supply of goods or services, land, business or investment opportunities. Report this to Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA).
For more information and how to protect yourself, please go to the spam page on this website.
Inappropriate online content
Any stored, offensive online material is prohibited and is to be reported to the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA).