Avoiding Scams

WARNING: Don't Be Scammed!

Students

  • Don't give or send money to a landlord when you have not seen the property
  • Don't trust emails that ask you to send money in exchange for the keys
  • Don't pay money by funds transfer to someone you don't know
  • Don't rely on testimonials provided by the advertiser
  • Do make sure you have the landlord’s complete and accurate contact details
Providers
  • Don't rent your room or send or refund money to someone you have not met

For more information go to the Australian Government's Scamwatch website

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If You Want to Report a Scam

Please contact Student Services and also "Report a Scam" via Scamwatch