Scammers are always on the lookout for opportunities to take advantage of innocent people. The latest round of scams are targeting JobKeeper and COVID-19 related claims often posing as the ATO asking for personal information including copies of Medicare cards and driver’s license. Scammers often con people into handing over credit card numbers and tax details sometimes even threatening arrest if tax debts are not paid.
Any SMS or email that requests additional information before a refund can be released is a hoax.
Any SMS or email that you receive that demands payment or advises that the ATO are taking legal action for the amount owed, without contacting you first, is a hoax.
Common characteristics of scams to lookout for:
If you are unsure about the legitimacy of a call or correspondence you have received from the ATO please contact our office on 08 9387 5637 for advice.
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