The fake app had a similar look and feel to the official my VEVO app and requested date of birth and a reference number from users.
The official my VEVO app requests more security information including a secure pin or fingerprint scan.
It is your responsibility to be vigilant and careful to avoid scams.
Keep yourself safe by knowing the current scams and trends that we are aware of.
Don't get caught in a visa scam – ETA and Visitor visa holders do not have any work rights. You can be stopped before boarding your flight or refused entry to Australia by the Australian Border Force if you are coming to Australia to work illegally.
The Australian Border Force is identifying and refusing entry to people every day who are attempting to come to Australia to work illegally.
We have been made aware of a wave of scam phone calls currently taking place.
The people making these phone calls are impersonating officers from the department or other government organisations.
A scam is an attempt to intentionally mislead people to steal money, property, or personal information, or to dishonestly obtain something else of value.
We have been made aware of a fake Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO) app.
The fake VEVO app appeared briefly on the Google Play Store, but has since been removed.
Be aware that you are being scammed if: Be aware of fake migration agents.
In Australia, migration agents need to be registered with the Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority.