Avoiding scams

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What is a scam?

Scams are schemes designed to deceive you, generally for the purpose of stealing your money or personal details.

Some scammers go door-to-door, offering cheap deals for 'today only'. For more information about these travelling con men, and tips to avoid them, visit our Travelling con men page.

Protect yourself and others

Protect yourself from migration fraud by visiting the Department of Home Affairs website.