A scam that promises to give you a $15 social security card is being used to lure people into signing up for the government’s online insurance card.
Key points:The scam asks for the identity of the person who has been to a funeral or memorial serviceThe scam has been targeting Australians since FebruaryThe card is supposed to be valid for 15 years and expires on February 28This article is part of ABC’s coverage of the coronavirus pandemic.
What is a social security account?
Social Security is a government-issued document that helps people pay for their health, education and other benefits.
It’s used to buy health insurance and is used to pay for things like prescription drugs, dental, vision and dental implants.
The scam involves people signing up to be part of a new program called the Health Card Program.
The card would help them buy their own health insurance.
The person signing up could then be presented with a short video that would say, “I’m a member of the Government of Australia’s Health Card program.
I would like to buy a health insurance policy.”
It then asks for a name, address and phone number.
They are then directed to the Health Insurance Scheme, which is run by the Department of Human Services and the Department for Health, Disability and Employment.
They then enter their personal details on the website and are presented with an online form.
They would then be asked to fill in their information and be shown a card that has been created by the card issuer.
“The Health Card is valid for fifteen years and you can renew it every year for a maximum of five years,” the website says.
“You can buy a new card for as little as $15 at the Health Insurer.
This is for anyone aged 18 and over.”
If you choose to buy the card, the website warns, the details will be deleted within two business days.
“If you are unsure of your information or do not wish to receive the Health card, you can choose to receive a replacement instead,” it says.
The Health Insurance scheme also has an online tool that can be used to access your personal details.
If you go to the site, you will be directed to a form that asks for your name, date of birth, address, phone number, and your Social Security number.
There are also two options on how long you can keep your personal information.
You can opt out, or you can change your password, which can take up to three weeks.
“After you have completed your online card registration, you may receive an email confirming that you have been registered to receive your card.
If you do not receive an immediate confirmation, please check your spam folder and try again later,” the Health insurance website says in a message.”
Your personal information will not be shared with any third party, and will not include any personal information about you or your account.
Your account will be automatically deactivated once your card is used.”
The Health card is not an individual health insurance card but a “health insurance number” and it does not include a Social Insurance number.
“All the information that you provide to the card is kept secure and protected,” the site says.
It warns that anyone using the card will be asked for information that they are not permitted to give the cardholder.
“These types of transactions may include, but are not limited to, names, addresses, date and time of birth of the card holder and any other details that may be requested by the issuer.”‘
No-one can tell me that I don’t exist’The card can be cancelled at any time, but if you don’t have a bank account, you are limited to a limited number of purchases.
“I would not consider this a card I would be able to withdraw money from,” the card says.
In a statement to ABC News, Health Insurance Australia said it was working with Health Insurance Service Australia to remove the card and “identify the person or organisation responsible for this fraudulent activity”.
“The information you provide in the HealthCard will be kept secure, encrypted and will be removed after you have given your consent,” the company said.
“We will continue to work closely with Health Service Australia and the relevant department to address this issue.”
The scam was first reported by the ABC on Friday.ABC reporter Sarah McBride, who has covered the coronivirus for a number of years, spoke to two people who had signed up to the scam.
“They were not aware of the scam, but thought it was good and would get them through,” Ms McBride said.
But she said she had also spoken to people who received the card but had not been able to complete the transaction.
“One of the people that was contacted was completely unprepared for the whole process,” she said.
She said the person had not received the details of the insurance card, nor was she able to verify the card’s