THINK THEY MIGHT BE TRYING TO SCAM YOU?
If you receive a phone message that claims to be from the ATO threatening legal action, ignore it. If you are unsure, phone the ATO on 13 28 69 to check.
If you receive an unsolicited email claiming to be from the ATO, forward the entire email to ReportEmailFraud@ato.gov.au.
According to a recent survey, 772,000 Australians experienced identity theft in the last year, and lost an average of $4,000 each.
Last year the Attorney-General listed the black market prices for some key identity credentials…
- $80 for your Medicare card
- $350 for your driver’s licence
- up to $30,000 for your passport