14 December 2018
New Zealanders have reported receiving threatening emails that claim an explosive device is hidden in the recipient’s office.
25 October 2018
Join us in raising awareness of scams during Fraud Awareness Week 11-17 November 2018.
31 August 2018
New information resources from Consumer Protection to help consumers make better decisions when buying a car.
13 July 2018
We have been notified of a scam, being sent by email, to compete for a $250 Farmers Gift Card.
7 May 2018
Scammers are finding new ways to take advantage of growing public interest in the sale and exchange of cryptocurrency, eg bitcoin.
8 March 2018
People have been targeted by a phishing email stating that the user has a private message and they need to access their RealMe account.
13 February 2018
MBIE’s Consumer Protection is advising those looking for love online to be watchful for scams, both on dating apps and online.
22 November 2017
Scammers pretending to be from Radio Spectrum Management are targeting radio users and licence holders on social media.
17 November 2017
Over the next few months Consumer Protection will be running a motor vehicle information programme to help consumers when it comes to buying a car.
4 September 2017
Ever bought something and then later realised that it doesn’t do the job you asked for it to do? The Consumer Guarantees Act (CGA) protects New Zealanders.