This section of the website explains how scams work, how to
identify different scams and what to do if you have been scammed.
Most importantly, we tell you how to avoid getting caught up in a
As ASIC only deals with scams involving investments,
superannuation, managed funds, financial advice or insurance, this
section of the website mainly deals with those types of scams. But
we do tell you where to go for information on other types of
You can also check ASIC lists to check up on
people, companies, schemes and personal property.
Last updated: 13 Dec 2016