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Types of scams 

Browse the list below to see scams NSW Fair Trading are aware of. Familiarise yourself with them and make sure you are better equipped to identify con-artists and their shady offers. If the scam you are looking for is not listed here, you can report the scam to NSW Fair Trading online through Lodge a complaint, call 13 32 20 or in person at one of our Fair Trading Centres.

Advance fee scams
Buying cars
Door-to-door scams
Internet offers
Job and employment scams
Lottery scams
Mail order scams
Misleading advertising
Mobile phone scams
Online gambling
Pyramid schemes
Sports investment scams
Travelling con men
Unsolicited goods
Vanity publishers