May 15 2017

By Georgia Holland

 

Monaro Police are warning local residents of a circulating email scam claiming to contain an Origin Energy bill.

The email is from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

police warn DO NOT CLICK ON ANY LINKS! as they may contain malware.

Another Scam circulating is an SMS from scammers pretending to be the commonwealth bank.

The message contains a link that will ask you to provide your NetBank client number, password, NetCode or credit card details.

Do not click on the link.

According to the ACCC The number of people reporting scam activity in Australia was at record levels in 2016.

Last year Scamwatch and ACORN received a combined 200,000 reports about scams with Losses recording $299.8 million.

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