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Fraudsters Target New Zealand Now, according to Television New Zealand (TVNZ), another well-known face has been roped into a scam. A presenter on the show, Daniel Faitaua, has taken to the platform.
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In addition, you can report spam messages (unsolicited commercial emails and texts) from New Zealand businesses to the Department of Internal Affairs. The Department’s anti-spam compliance unit can investigate spam messages and penalise the sender.For example, the Consumer Protection website provides information to consumers and businesses to help recognise, avoid, and report scams. Sample misleading invoices The following sample invoices have been previously reported by IP owners in New Zealand as being unsolicited and misleading.The Serious Fraud Office investigates and prosecutes serious or complex financial crime so that New Zealand is a safe place to invest and do business. Information on the All-of-Government response to COVID-19. Report a fraud. Serious Fraud Office. Fraud.
This afternoon we have been alerted to a phishing email scam that is being targeted toward New Zealanders. People have received an email stating that the user has a private message and they need to access their RealMe account.
Inheritance scam letters and pyramid game scams are also frequently received via email. New themes and variations for conducting scams are constantly appearing. Visitors and residents should be alert to being targeted by even the friendliest of people, whether locals or foreign nationals.
A new scam email is circulating, falsely claiming to be from the Inland Revenue Department and claiming the recipient is owed a tax refund. At first glance, the email may appear to be legitimate.
According to the statement published on its warnings and alerts page, individuals from Trade99 have been contacting residents of New Zealand, claiming to have investment offers, and have been withholding client funds. Because of this, the regulator suggests Trade99 has the “hallmarks of a scam.” FMA urges caution when dealing with Trade99.
The scam email, purportedly from a Reserve Bank staff member, encourages recipients to click on a link to view “New Transaction Guidelines”. The email was not sent by the Reserve Bank, and clicking on the link could potentially expose the recipient’s computer to a virus.
Just not looking or sounding like Air New Zealand. We will never ask for your password, bank account or payment details in an email. What to do if you see a suspicious message claiming to be from Air New Zealand. If you see a suspicious email or social media post, please report it to us. Take care with anything that looks odd.
If you receive a scam text or email relating to NZ Post, please don't click on any links, and delete the item if you receive it. If you have clicked on any links, our recommendation is to run anti-virus software across your device and seek further advice from the manufacturer if necessary.
New themes and variations for conducting scams are constantly appearing. Visitors should be alert to being targeted by even the most friendly of people, be they locals or foreign nationals. Victims of any scam should report the incident to the Thai Tourist Police.
An email requesting Netflix users billing information is targeting New Zealand customers prompting the streaming giant to encourage users to learn more about security options.
The invoices look legitimate because the attackers have previously attacked an employee’s email account. In organisations such as franchises, where many people may share similar email addresses or platforms, one weak password can leave you vulnerable. CERT NZ recommends four measures to help keep franchisors and franchisees safe.
An introduction to cybercrime and internet basics. It includes some guidelines to keeping yourself safe online and where to get help when things don’t go to plan. Recognise scam types, protect your children when they are online, and know where to get help when people post things about you online.