|Beware of phone scam criminals claiming to be Bailiff-Sheriff Australia|
9 Feb 2017: WE HAVE BECOME AWARE of a scam campaign in Australia that takes control of mobile phones, requesting payment of a fine before the phone is released to the owner. One of the organisational names being used by these criminals to extract this ‘fine’ is Bailiff-Sheriff Australia.
DO NOT negotiate with these criminal scammers. Hang up the call immediately.
DO NOT click on any links provided in e-mails or SMS messages.
Report this activity immediately to Police and your Telecommunications Provider.