In an unfortunate sign of our times, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has been alerting businesses and consumers to a marked increase in “scam” activity during the Covid-19 period.These scams have included Government Subsidy Phishing scams, ATO tax credit scams, Early Access to Superannuation scams etc. To keep abreast of scam activities, we recommend you regularly visit the ACCC’s “Scamwatch” website:

This website has a section dedicated to Covid-19 related scams (as well as other scams) and general advice on how to protect you and your business from scam activity.