Banking & credit card scams
How to identify and avoid credit scams
The way we use banks these days, such as banking online and
using ATMs, means we are much more exposed to fraud. Scammers use
these new banking technologies to steal our account information
and, of course, our money.
Banking and credit card scams are sometimes very hard to detect.
Here are details of three types of banking scams and the
precautions you can take against them.
Card skimming is also a major banking scam. Read more on the attempts to gain your personal
information webpage on the ACCC's SCAMwatch website and
watch the video below.
Video: Identifying a card skimming device
ATM skimming video
This Queensland Police video shows you how to look out for an
ATM card skimming device.
Identity theft can involve more than just your bank account. For
more information, see our identity fraud webpage.
Last updated: 03 Apr 2018