AWL Chartered Accountants is warning our clients to be aware of false calls/e-mails made by persons claiming to be from the Australia Taxation Office(ATO), Director of Public Prosecutions(DPP) or any other government agencies or business.
These Scammers demand clients to purchase iTunes, Ali-pay or other gift cards to pay fake debts otherwise face imprisonment, deportation, or threaten to make your financial situation public and so on…
Government agencies will NEVER demand payment with gift cards or any method they might ask.
If you think you have been scammed, please advise our office, contact Police, ASIC or phone the ATO on 1800 008 540
Please do not pay any debt before consulting above mention people/authorities. Also, please make aware all of your family members about the scam and make sure they have discussed with you or above people/authorities before rushing to buy scammer’s convenience payment gift card.
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