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Warning Scams!

by Shane McGrath

03 May - 2011 - 12:00 AM

Tags: scams

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Unsolicited E-mails and Phone Calls

The Reserve Bank of Australia is warning the public to be aware of unsolicited e-mails and phone calls purportedly from the Bank. The Bank is aware of an increased number of scams using details of the Bank.

Scammers often use details of the Bank to make their scams seem more realistic, including the names of senior staff, contact information and the Bank logo.

In establishing whether you might be the subject of a scam, it is important to remember that, unsolicited:

Please visit the Australian Securities & Investments Commission's MoneySmart website for additional information on financial scams in Australia. If you believe that you have been contacted by a scammer, please cease correspondence with the suspected scammer immediately.

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