RESIDENTS are being urged to be cautious following reports of scammers operating across NSW.
Scammers are phoning intended targets, claiming to represent New South Wales Fair Trading before requesting money be transferred into accounts at banks or money transfer institutions.
NSW Fair Trading advises people who suspect they have been contacted by a scammer to withhold personal information and terminate the call.
Download a free Scam Buster app from the Fair Trading website at fairtrading.nsw.gov.au and report scams to SCAMwatch at scamwatch.gov.au.
If you have lost money through a scam,contact NSW Police on 13 14 44 immediately.