It is a free service where consumers can securely register their home, mobile or fax numbers for free to reduce unsolicited telemarketing calls.
For important updates on issues affecting the Do Not Call Register.
Scammers claiming to be associated with the Do Not Call Register are calling consumers and asking for personal information such as financial details.
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The ACMA is reminding consumers to raise their guard as the new financial year is a prime time for tax related scams.
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Lead My Way Pty Ltd has paid an infringement notice for $285,600 after an ACMA investigation found that the business made telemarketing calls to numbers on the Do Not Call Register.
Eco Star Double Glazing Pty Ltd, a window and door glazing company, has paid a $25,200 infringement notice for calling numbers on the Do Not Call Register without consent.
Solar power business Allied Construction and Roofing Pty Ltd has paid a $21,600 infringement notice for calling numbers on the Do Not Call Register without consent.
NBN SCAM ALERT! Have you had a robocall from the NBN warning your internet will be disconnected? These are scammers after your personal information and money! After being invited to press a number, people are then prompted for their personal information or a payment to prevent their internet being disconnected. NBN Co will never make these unsolicited calls to request payment or bank account details. If you get a call that you suspect is a scam, hang up. More info about the ACMA’s role regulating telemarketing can be found at https://acma.gov.au/Citizen/Phones/Landlines/Reduce-unwanted-calls/telemarketing-calls-do-you-know-your-rights
SCAM ALERT – MC Checkup! Spam emails are circulating about a ‘renewal reminder for MC Checkup’ that tries to trick people to cancel their subscription to avoid being billed a large amount of money. After calling the number provided, people are encouraged to install a legitimate remote-access tool to allow the scammer to access their computer. People may also be asked for their personal banking details. Read more to protect yourself: https://www.staysmartonline.gov.au/computers/protecting-your-email More info about the ACMA’s role regulating commercial spam can be found at https://acma.gov.au/theACMA/acmas-compliance-and-enforcement-approach
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