Can you spot the SCAM?
Anyone can be targeted by scammers – so always be on the look out.
- Dating and romance scams
- Fake inheritance scams
- Fake lottery scams
- Tax scam
- Phone discount scam
- Refund fraud
- Investment scams
Government, law enforcement agencies, utility companies and online purchasing sites WILL NOT contact you by phone, email or letter demanding immediate payment of fees or fines in a menacing manner threatening arrest.
- Don’t be pressured into making a decision. Scammers may create a sense of urgency to scare you into the scam.
- Before you transfer money or share your bank details, discuss it with someone you trust.
Remember: If it sounds too good to be true, then it usually is. To learn how to protect yourself and know the SCAM visit www.cyber.gov.au or contact your local police station.
Emergency Information and Alerts
In addition to dialling Triple Zero (000) in an emergency you can download South Australia Police’s App.
Use the app to:
- Initiate a call to Emergency Triple Zero (000).
- Call the Police Assistance Line 131 444.
- Report suspicious behaviour via the Crime Stoppers icon.
- Report incidents of poor driving behaviour via the Traffic Watch icon.
- Stay in touch with SA Police News.
- Find police stations and traffic camera sites near you.
- Check the status of your Police Incident Report through the Track My Crime icon.
Visit the SA Police website to download the app.