We totally endorse Audrey, from AWT Accountants‘ advice to share this ATO Scam notification on. Awful that someone is trying to take advantage of vulnerable people who have recently had a traumatic experience and who need support.
🚨 SCAM ALERT 🚨
Be on the lookout for a new text (SMS) scam, which exploits the recent natural disasters and falsely claims people are entitled to a tax bonus.
Don’t click any links and don’t give out your bank details, even if it looks convincing. Remember 👉 we’ll never send a text asking you to access our online services via a link.
Scammers try to take advantage of people when they’re vulnerable, and we’re doing what we can to shut these scammers down. Warn your friends and family, report any scams you receive, and visit our scam alerts page to learn more: www.ato.gov.au/General/