Consumer warnings 

A list of warnings for NSW consumers on topics including scams, product recalls, product safety, travelling conmen and warnings about dealing with specific businesses.
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April 2017 

06-04-2017Public Warning: Do not deal with Sam Robinson, also known as Bassam Marouche

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March 2017 

29-03-2017Public Warning: Do not deal with Autoline Sydney and Advant Automotive

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February 2017 

21-02-2017Storm-affected consumers advised to be on the lookout for dodgy traders
17-02-2017Interim ban extended on alcohol-fuelled burners
01-02-2017Public warning: do not deal with Extra Mile Movers

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January 2017 

04-01-2017Warning about the use of inflatable air loungers in water

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December 2016 

22-12-2016MailSafe: find out how to stop thieves stealing your mail and your identity
21-12-2016Interim ban: decorative alcohol fuelled burners

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November 2016 

28-11-2016Public Warning: Do not deal with FIT 'n' GO, Seven Hills
22-11-2016Dodgy doorknockers in town
10-11-2016Avoiding the pitfalls of workplace functions

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October 2016 

14-10-2016Dodgy Tree Loppers in Town
07-10-2016Public Warning: Do not deal with Her Fashion Box

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September 2016 

27-09-2016Fair Trading and SafeWork says asbestos contamination incident a cautionary tale
21-09-2016Consumer protection agencies highlight button-battery hazards
14-09-2016Update: Digital Skies Group Working with NSW Fair Trading
06-09-2016Public Warning: Do not deal with Digital Skies Group Pty Ltd
02-09-2016New scam warning for accommodation providers

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August 2016 

31-08-2016Public Warning: Do not deal with Robert James Wallace, Mustang Stables

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July 2016 

08-07-2016Scam Warning: Email phishing on the rise

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June 2016 

27-06-2016Fair Trading is not playing around with toy safety
08-06-2016Public Warning: Do not deal with Gasoline Motor Company
07-06-2016Storm damage warning for NSW

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May 2016 

29-05-2016Public Warning - www.myholidaysclub.com
23-05-2016Consumers warned about dodgy property investments
16-05-2016Winter is Coming- heater carbon monoxide can kill- safety warnings
11-05-2016Warning on travelling conmen Riverina, Albury, Dubbo
02-05-2016Beware gifting mum plastic disappointment this Mother's Day

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April 2016 

14-04-2016Fair Trading raids net thousands of unapproved USB phone shargers

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March 2016 

14-03-2016Mobile phone premium service and direct carrier billing traps

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February 2016 

26-02-2016Public Warning - Do not deal with Cassandra Nicole Cooney
22-02-2016Public Warning - Imported used cars
08-02-2016Looking for Love - read the fine print

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January 2016 

31-01-2016Tree loppers attempting to take advantage of storm victims
27-01-2016Warning on tutoring services
25-01-2016Public Warning - Luke Vincent Rigby trading unregistered as Decorative Perfection Concreting
20-01-2016Warning on Travelling Conmen – Mullumbimby/Northern Rivers
13-01-2016Recalls risk a real hazard
08-01-2016Warning on travelling conmen in New England
06-01-2016Warning on hoverboards
06-01-2016Dick Smith Holdings Ltd

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December 2015 

22-12-2015Soundwave cancellation ticket refunds
21-12-2015Storm damage warning for NSW
19-12-2015Mermaid tail safety warning
11-12-2015Fines for dangerous toy retailers
10-12-2015Public Warning - Interstate relocation specialist
07-12-2015Tis the season to be scamming – Warning from Fair Trading

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November 2015 

25-11-2015No rust bust: Warning re car rust reduction devices
23-11-2015Warning on travelling conmen in Riverina
11-11-2015Warning: Travelling conmen - Dubbo
10-11-2015New warning on training course offerings in Dubbo
05-11-2015Travelling conmen are out and about
04-11-2015Suspect marketers at large in Sydney's West

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October 2015 

28-10-2015Warning on training course offerings: Cowra and Tamworth targeted
27-10-2015ACCC takes action against Unique International College following joint investigation with NSW Fair Trading
23-10-2015Warning on training course offerings: Indigenous communities targeted
19-10-2015Warning: Travelling Conmen – Orange/Bathurst

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September 2015 

19-09-2015Warning on dishonest activity following storms
18-09-2015Public Warning - Do not deal with Familyautogroup Pty Ltd (Motor Dealer) or www.w4g.com.au
11-09-2015Public Warning - Do not deal with United Appliance (Australia) Pty Ltd or www.unitedappliance.com.au

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August 2015 

30-08-2015Scam warning - Fakers seek fees for computer fix
18-08-2015Public Warning - Do not deal with Navigation Systems Australia and www.navigationau.com
17-08-2015Warning on travel bookings
17-08-2015Warning on Travelling Conmen - Bitumen Bandits
14-08-2015Warning - Hang up on scam calls re Tax Office debt consumers threatened with arrest warrants
11-08-2015Warning on dangerous charger, clothing and theme park LED figures
07-08-2015Infinity electrical cable safety recall

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July 2015 

23-07-2015Government recall issued for affected Samsung top loader washing machines
22-07-2015Scam warning: Fake finance department offering money
19-07-2015Warning: Travelling conmen about
16-07-2015Warning on training course offerings Indigenous communities targeted
11-07-2015Public warning: Christopher Wayne Stanley Boyce trading as Bustamove Removals
08-07-2015Public warning - Christopher Miles trading as Toy Palace
07-07-2015Public warning - Luxury and high performance car hire
06-07-2015Public Warning: Do not deal with Sportech Australia Pty Ltd and www.sportech.com.au

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June 2015 

27-06-2015Warning on recalled heaters
16-06-2015Warning: Travelling conmen – NSW North Coast
09-06-2015Online sports betting warning

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May 2015 

22-05-2015Safety warning on Samsung washing machines
13-05-2015Snuggle safely this winter
01-05-2015Arrest warrant out for elusive trader

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April 2015 

29-04-2015Top loaders spark fire danger
24-04-2015Bitumen bandits active in Queanbeyan
22-04-2015Be aware of scammers in the wake of wild weather
07-04-2015Travelling conmen alert for Orange and Dubbo

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March 2015 

27-03-2015Travelling conmen laying hot air not bitumen
25-03-2015Consumers targeted with bogus tax refunds
19-03-2015Fake tongue studs are a fatal fashion
17-03-2015Public warning on unlicensed Parramatta builder
13-03-2015Reminder on dangers of portable butane cookers
04-03-2015Public warning on portable butane 'lunchbox' cookers

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February 2015 

26-02-2015Travelling conmen spotted in Lake Macquarie
11-02-2015Rip off road: Warning on travelling conmen

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January 2015 

23-01-2015Bogus bankers dial in on vulnerable consumers
15-01-2015Warning: Tech savvy scammers on the prowl
08-01-2015Travelling conmen - don't become another victim

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