October 29, 2014

What is a SCAM?

29th October 2014
WHAT IS A SCAM?A scam is a dishonest attempt to trap you into parting with your money. It can scam you through your phone, the internet, and door to door sales. If you have been scammed, or think you have been scammed, remember to report ASAP Different types of scams include:-Ring tone scams-Banking and online…
October 30, 2014

Telephone Scams Investigated

30th October 2014
We’ve all picked up the phone, only to find out it’s a telemarketer or a scammer on the other end of the line
August 4, 2014

Phone Scams

4th August 2014
An Illawarra private detective says up to 10 people a week are approaching him after becoming victims of phone scams. Overwatch Investigations Sean Quinn said there was no guarantee that victims would be able to recoup their lost money. “Sometimes it’s really easy, and in a couple of days we’ve got everything we need,” he said. “And other…
September 2, 2013


2nd September 2016
NSW Private Investigations joins forces with Melbourne Private Investigations to conduct interstate investigations.
August 4, 2014

Missing Persons Week

4th August 2014
Families and Friends of Missing Persons Unit FFMPU now has a Facebook page National Missing Persons Week event Sunday 3 August 2014. This event is an opportunity to join with other families and meet service providers, including the FFMPU team and NSW Police. Contact FFMPU for more information or visit our Facebook page for updates. http://www.facebook.com/missing.persons.501 https://www.nswpi.com.au/services/locating-missing-persons
October 21, 2014

Introduction to the CAPI Legislation

21st October 2014
Introduction to the CAPI Legislation The performance of Commercial Agents & Private Inquiry Agents (CAPI) activities in New South Wales is governed by theCommercial Agents & Private Inquiry Agents Act 2004 and Regulation. These laws, effective from 1 May 2006, have been designed with the clear intention of providing the community of New South Wales with confidence in…
September 21, 2014

Facebook privacy

21st September 2014
Facebook’s ‘Privacy Checkup’ tool for posts, apps and profile Earlier this month, Facebook enabled a new ‘Privacy Checkup’ tool, giving you clearer information about the privacy settings it offers for your posts, apps and personal information. Privacy Checkup is intended to help simplify some of the most important privacy settings affecting information you publish and retain on Facebook. You…
October 29, 2014

Don’t book a scammer’s holiday

29th October 2014
Don’t book a scammer’s holiday October 2014: SCAMwatch is warning would-be travelers to watch out for travel scams as scammers seek to take advantage of those looking for a hard-earned break. Now is the time of year when many Australians start to turn their minds to their next big holiday. Unfortunately, scammers are ready to…
September 24, 2014

Car crash investigations

24th September 2014
A NEW process for reporting traffic crashes comes into effect next month where police will only be required to attend and investigate three types of crashes. Accident scenes that police will attend are when a person is killed or injured, when parties fail to exchange particulars and when a driver appears to be under the influence of…
November 10, 2016

Brisbane Private Investigations and NSW Private Investigations Combine Forces

10th November 2016
Brisbane Private Investigations, NSW Private Investigations and Melbourne Private Investigations are now working together in an effort to achieve even better results in the private investigation industry.
October 29, 2014

Another facebook scam

29th October 2014
Facebook password scam email SCAMwatch is warning Facebook subscribers about a hoax email they may receive under the guise of a password reset email. Ignore this email and delete it immediately—it is being used to spread virulent malicious software onto the computers of Facebook subscribers. SCAMwatch has been advised that the scam email enters inboxes