30
July
2020
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13:54
Australia/Sydney

Think twice before giving out financial details on the phone

Summary
  • Scammers pretending to represent ASIC are offering to help people consolidate superannuation accounts.
  • ASIC never gives permission to use its employees’ names or the ASIC logo to promote financial products or services.
  • If you think you or someone you know has been scammed, lodge a report of misconduct with ASIC and report the matter to police.

Woman talking on phoneASIC urges Australians to be wary of unsolicited phone calls and emails from people seeking your personal and banking details.

ASIC will never call you to consolidate your super

ASIC is aware of scammers pretending to be calling from or on behalf of ASIC. Some fraudsters are pretending to represent ASIC and are offering to help people consolidate superannuation accounts.

ASIC never gives permission to use its logo or the names of its staff and leaders to promote financial products or services.

Think you have been scammed?

If you think you or someone you know has been scammed, lodge a report of misconduct with ASIC and report the matter to police. You can also make a report to the Australian Cyber Security Centre at ReportCyber. Your report may disrupt the scammers and hopefully will warn others to avoid it.

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ASIC never gives permission to use its logo or the names of its staff and leaders to promote financial products or services.
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