22 December 2020
Everyone is vulnerable to scams, now more than ever. Netsafe has reported large increases in the number of scam and fraud reports on their website this year.
13 November 2020
This week is Fraud Awareness Week and we’re encouraging people to ‘stop and think - is this for real?’
12 August 2019
A common scam targeting visa-holders is doing the rounds again and Immigration New Zealand (INZ) is urging people to be on the alert and not to be taken in.
27 February 2019
Scammers claiming to be from The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) are calling people to gain remote access to computers.
14 December 2018
New Zealanders have reported receiving threatening emails that claim an explosive device is hidden in the recipient’s office.
13 July 2018
We have been notified of a scam, being sent by email, to compete for a $250 Farmers Gift Card.
07 May 2018
Scammers are finding new ways to take advantage of growing public interest in the sale and exchange of cryptocurrency, eg bitcoin.
08 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.