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Someone‘s trying to impersonate AUSTRAC

Be aware of scams impersonating AUSTRAC 4 August 2021 We are receiving reports of scammers sending emails to reporting entities and members of the public pretending to be from AUSTRAC and seeking payment of fines, taxes or other financial transfers. We will never demand a payment via email. These scams […]

DFAT says someone’s impersonating them…

Email Scam 16 December 2020 Category   Corporate DFAT is aware of an email scam purporting to be from the DFAT Secretary, Frances Adamson.  The email is being distributed from the address: The email claims to have recovered money from scammers that is owed to the addressee, and asks the […]

DFSA Impersonated in Advance Fee Scam

ALERTS DFSA Impersonated in an Advance Fee Scam 04 Oct 2020 The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) alerts the financial services community and members of the public about a fraudulent advance fee scam in which the DFSA and its Chairman are impersonated. The scammers issue a fake letter which falsely […]

DFSA Alert: Impersonation Scam

ALERTS DFSA and Other Authorities Impersonated in a Scam 03 Sep 2020 The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) warns the financial services community and members of the public of a scam in which the DFSA, the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Authority, and the DIFC Courts are impersonated.  Also impersonated […]

Someone’s impersonating the narcs…

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: DEA Public Affairs  (202) 307-7977 Press Release DEA warns of scammers impersonating DEA employees WASHINGTON – The Drug Enforcement Administration urges its DEA-registered practitioners and members of the public to be cautious of telephone calls by scammers posing as DEA employees attempting to defraud and extort victims. […]

An impostor FCA Financial Services Register site…

Fake Financial Services Register website Statements Published: 22/07/2020 Last updated: 22/07/2020 We are aware that there has been an attempt to reproduce our Financial Services Register on a non-FCA website. We are currently working to get the page taken down and have alerted members of the public through our website and social media channels. […]