26 Jul ASIC Scams – What you need to know
Scams targeting ASIC customers
Scammers pretending to be from ASIC have been contacting Registry customers asking them to pay fees and give personal information to renew their business or company name.
These emails often have a link that provides an invoice with fake payment details or infects your computer with malware if you click the link.
Warning signs the email is not from ASIC
An email is probably a scam and is not from ASIC if it asks you:
- to make a payment over the phone
- to make a payment to receive a refund
- for your credit card or bank details directly by email or phone
Below is an example of what a SCAM email may look like
What should I do if I’m unsure an email is from ASIC?
If you doubt the authenticity of an email you’ve received from ASIC, forward the entire email to ReportASICEmailFraud@asic.gov.au or Contact ASIC and they can confirm if they have issued a notice to you.
If you think you might have accidentally paid funds to a scam or provided your personal details, please contact your bank or financial institution immediately.
Check your Business Renewal Date
If your unsure when your renewal is you can login to ASIC Connect with your ABN or Account number via the below link
Or call or email us to check for you!