Alert: Suburban scammers pushing illegal early access to super


The ATO has recently released an alert in relation to a new scam encouraging people to illegally access their super. They have advised that scammers are contacting people and providing advice that super can be accessed early (generally for a fee) to help purchase a car, pay debts, take a holiday, or to provide money to family overseas in need.

If you are approached by someone telling you that you can access your super early, the ATO has provided the following advice:

  • You should not sign any documents nor provide them with any personal details;

  • Stop any involvement with the scheme, organisation or the person who approached you; and

  • Seek advice from a professional adviser or the ATO.

If you have any questions or concerns about when and how you can access your super, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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