Beware Rental Scams

Scamwatch has received 560 reports of rental scams so far this year, an increase of 56 per cent, with many using tactics related to the COVID-19 pandemic. These scams target people seeking new rental accommodation by offering fake rental properties to convince people into handing over money or personal information. Check out the article for information below: https://www.scamwatch.gov.au/news-alerts/rental-scams-targeting-more-australians-during-pandemic If you need help, please visit the Scamwatch website to find out how to avoid falling for the scam and steps to take in case you are a victim of one of these scams.

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