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Reporting fraud

In Australia there are several different bodies where you can report fraud or incidents of suspected fraud.

We have no investigatory role and cannot investigate fraud, except for instances of fraud against our department.

If you are the victim of fraud, a witness of fraud or suspect fraud

Matters involving fraud against an individual and/or private businesses should generally be referred to state or territory police.

Crime Stoppers allows you to report crime anonymously.

You can also report specific types of fraud to the following bodies:

If in doubt, you can also report Fraud against the Commonwealth government to the Australian Federal Police.

Refer matters involving fraud against state or territory governments to state or territory policing bodies:


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