The 12 scams of Christmas: The night be-fraud Christmas Eve wrap up

On the night befraud Christmas Eve, the Financial and Cyber Crime Group want to remind you to be aware of elf-ish scammers this festive season.

To find out more on the 12 scams of Christmas, click on the links below.

  1. Fake websites
  2. Phishing scams
  3. Parcel delivery scams
  4. Fake sellers on online classifies
  5. Fake buyers on online classifies
  6. Puppy scams
  7. Free gift card scams
  8. Holiday scams
  9. Impersonation scams
  10. Fake charities or fundraising appeals
  11. Romance scams
  12. Remote access scams

 

From the Financial and Cyber Crime Group, we hope that you have a safe, merry and fraud-free Christmas.

To learn more about scams, visit www.scamwatch.gov.au or the Queensland Police Service’s R U in Control campaign at www.police.qld.gov.au/safety-and-preventing-crime/r-u-in-control.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

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