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Recent scams that the Ministry of Consumer Affairs is warning consumers about.

Flatmate scams

Consumers are warned of rental scams doing the rounds.

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Warning over DailyDeal site

Consumers should be wary of the DealSave penny-auction website which runs auctions for electronics products.

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Consumers warned about the latest IRD phishing scam

The Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) warns about a new IRD phishing scam.

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Warning: Penny Auction scams

Consumers are warned about bidding on items on so-called "penny-auction" websites.

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Scam Alert - Car sales scam/fraud

Car buyers are being targeted in an elaborate scam involving bogus sellers and fake online transactions.

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Media release - Job scam warning

Consumer Affairs warning over rise in job ad scams this holiday season.

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Scam Alert - Unsolicited IP services

IPONZ has noticed an increasing amount of unsolicited services being offered

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Scam Alert - Fraudulent contract letter

A fraudulent contract letter has been reported to Consumer Affairs.

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Scam Alert – Phishing stating bank will release class action fees

A class action against banks in Australia has seen a large number of customers targeted by fraudsters claiming to be from their bank.

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Scam Alert – Brochures in mail with ‘scratch-and-win’ competition

Watch out for brochures sent in the mail containing ‘scratch and win’ tickets.

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Scam Alert – Prize-win texts

Texts stating a mobile number has won a large amount of money.

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Scam Alert – McDonald's customers

McDonald's 'drive through' customers are being invited to enter a fake competition.

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Scam Alert – Potential ANZ phishing

ANZ warns customers of a potential phishing scam.

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Scam Alert

Police warn residents about cheque washing scam.

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$4 million lost to scams

Figures released today show Kiwis lost close to four million dollars to scams last year.

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Telephone scam alert

The New Zealand Bankers’ Association is urging the public to be on guard against a telephone scam.

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Immigration warns of false work offers

Immigration New Zealand is warning international students in Singapore about fake New Zealand job offers.

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Scam Alert

End of year lotto scam

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Scam Alert

Consumers fleeced by government grant scam

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Scam Alert

Scam letter from Spain

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