We continue to see instances of scam emails, SMS or phone calls where criminals try to steal money or information. These scams can be very convincing and many individuals fall victim to these each year.
If a scammer or someone claiming to be from the ATO has contacted you and you are unsure of the legitimacy, let us know.
For phone scams you should:
- hang up immediately
- call the ATO dedicated spam reporting line 1800 008 540
For email scams you should:
- refrain from clicking on links or opening attachments
- forward the email to ReportEmailFraud@ato.gov.au