Phishing is a way scammers trick you into revealing your personal information such as passwords, account and identification details or credit card numbers.
Identity theft is where someone gains enough of your personal information to steal your identity for personal or financial gain.
Scammers can pose as both buyers and sellers to try and scam you out of money or items you might be looking to sell.
A dating or romance scams is where scammers gain your trust by pretending to have strong feelings for you and then asking you for money, your personal details or to transport items for them.
An investment scam is where scammers convince you to invest in “high return” investments.
Scam emails, also known as Phishing, is the most common way fraudsters trick you into providing personal or financial information.
Fraudulent text messages use similar tactics as email scams and are commonly known as SMS Phishing.
Phone scams are where callers claim to be from a reputable organisation requesting information or assistance.
Malware, short for malicious software, is an intrusive program that fraudsters try to install on your devices or network.
Online scams can take many forms and are commonly found on social media sites.
A compromise to your credit or debit card occurs when your pin or card information is obtained for fraudulent purposes.
This page will provide information on some of the scams at the moment.