robo-calls impersonating government agencies, such as the Department of Home Affairs or Services Australia, which claim the victim is under investigation and to ‘Dial 1’ to speak to an investigator. as per ACCC SCAM WATCH - “Government departments will never send pre-recorded messages to your phone. - If you’re not sure whether a call is legitimate, hang up and call the organisation directly by finding their details through an independent search. Recording claiming to be from Dep Home affairs asking for you to press numbers as it claim your identity has been compromised ..when you dont it hangs up.
2 complaints this year
2 total complaints
Anonymous on (03) 8623 7800
Hung up when I answered
Anonymous on 0478 183 641
Persistent calling. I had asked for information to be communicated via email. Apparently they...
Anonymous on (02) 9093 9647
This scam has changed tack... rings in morn instead of later in the day and has an 02 number...
Anonymous on (07) 4083 1040
Recorded message regarding visa charges. Think it is a scam.
Anonymous on 0483 812 781
Had my first name, sent me a text message telling me my registration was approved and a dodgy...