How to report scams

Email scams:

Forward the scam email to along with any other information that may be useful.

TXT scams:

Forward the TXT message to the free shortcode 7726 (SPAM).

Complain about TXT spam

Fax scams:

  • Email a scanned copy of the scam to; or
  • Post a copy to: Electronic Messaging Team, Department of Internal Affairs, PO Box 805, Wellington 6140

Complain about fax spam

Report online incidents and other scams

If you wish to report a criminal act, please contact the Police in the first instance.

For online incidents and other types of scams such as fraudulent phone calls, you can report a scam to NetSafe.

View Common scams.

See also: Online Scams

Victim support

For victim support for online scams please contact ID Care on 0800 201 415.