If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is 

Scams and fraud succeed because they look genuine and catch you off guard when you’re not expecting it.

You can protect yourself, and the people you care about, by knowing some of the common “warning bells” of a scam. We cover this on our Scams page but there’s also information on the Scamwatch website.

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and the Banking Ombudsman Scheme have put together some videos especially for Fraud Awareness Week:

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