There are currently a wide range of appeals raising funds for people and animals affected by the bushfires. Unfortunately, some of these are scams. The ACCC has set up a dedicated phone number for the public to report bushfire related scams.
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RT @ACCCProdSafety: News: Honda and Mitsubishi recall 42,000 cars due to serious airbag safety risk http://t.co/Si6Xe9Mtrgacccgovau - 5 hours 27 min ago
News: Honda and Mitsubishi recall 42,000 cars due to serious airbag safety risk http://t.co/Si6Xe9MtrgACCCProdSafety - 5 hours 27 min ago
Scamwatch received over 1700 reports of phishing scams in December alone. If you think you have provided your accou… http://t.co/9Jomk1xqtMScamwatch_gov - 7 hours 29 min ago
Fire and injury risk ? Kawasaki Motors #recalls Mule Pro FX, Mule Pro FXT & Mule Pro FXT LE MY15-20. Water may free… http://t.co/izbk9IwUpxACCCProdSafety - 1 day 3 hours ago
Fire and electric shock risk ?Costco Wholesale Australia Pty Ltd #recalls Feit Electric 2 Pack Smart Bulbs. The ite… http://t.co/1gEwV0uxyrACCCProdSafety - 1 day 7 hours ago
Choking or suffocation risk ? Big Babies Co #recalls Giraffe and Bulldog-Shaped Teethers. The teethers are smaller… http://t.co/9MOksdBBw3ACCCProdSafety - 2 days 5 hours ago
Fire and injury risk ? Lotus Cars #recalls Lotus Elise 2ZR Supercharged Models MY2012-2020. The fuel rail may vibra… http://t.co/OkXogK4rfkACCCProdSafety - 2 days 9 hours ago
Injury risk ? Bralson t/as MotorActive #recalls Plastic Spray Tubes for Liqui Moly Petrol and Diesel Engine Intake… http://t.co/k9XjNxH19pACCCProdSafety - 3 days 6 hours ago
Children can’t safely operate quad bikes meant for adults. Avoid a tragedy - never let them ride, even as passenger… http://t.co/aBaWP1clBuACCCProdSafety - 3 days 9 hours ago
Fire hazard – GM Holden #recalls Holden ZB Commodore Diesel MY2018-2019. A clip on the fuel hose bundle may rub on… http://t.co/TcOYSaZYBkACCCProdSafety - 3 days 9 hours ago
Australians reported losses of $54 645 to fake charity scams in December. That amount is expected to increase signi… http://t.co/H5tiMLxOo0Scamwatch_gov - 3 days 10 hours ago
RT @CyberProtectUK: Using outdated software leaves your devices vulnerable to cyber criminals. Don’t make life easy for them, always in… http://t.co/zSA7YWhgCxScamwatch_gov - 3 days 10 hours ago
It’s a new year, are you looking for a new job? Remember scammers target people who are looking for work. Scamwatch… http://t.co/m7f21BTzS5Scamwatch_gov - 4 days 6 hours ago
RT @consumervic: Do you know someone who is running, or promoting, a #Vicfires fundraiser? Please let them know about our info to he… http://t.co/NLBWfJHRNPScamwatch_gov - 4 days 6 hours ago