We help Australian Government entities deal with unseen and unchecked fraud.
Equip, enable and empower
We will equip Australian Government entities with guidance and tools to strengthen the foundation of leading counter fraud capability.
We will enable Australian Government entities to respond to emerging issues, connect, collaborate and share data and information.
We will empower Australian Government entities to create positive change, embed leading practice capability, measure the fraud problem and measure the return of investment and impact of their counter fraud activities.
Scammers have been sending emails pretending to be the Commonwealth Fraud Prevention Centre.
To check if the government website or email is genuine, make sure its address ends in ‘.gov.au’
It’s important to remember that the Centre will never ask you to disclose personal or banking information.
If you receive an email that looks suspicious please do not click on any links or respond to the email.
See the Find where to report fraud page for more information on how to report scams.
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Unlawful use of funding leads to fraud conviction
The former general manager of Papunya Community Store Aboriginal Corporation was convicted of 2 criminal offences after using funding obtained for the construction of a 'Community Hub' to pay various personal debts.
Senior public servant involved in Australia’s largest public sector fraud
A former Western Australian senior public official used an elaborate fake invoicing scheme in what has been described as Australia's largest public sector fraud.