Queensland Police’s Guide to Identity Safety

Identity theft and fraud have become some of the fastest growing crimes in the world. They can happen quickly and easily and most often you will not know that you have fallen victim until after the fact.

Unsolicited offers which seem too good to be true or require you to give out bank account details or other personal information are likely to be scams. Airbnb recommends communicating through its secure on‑platform messaging tool to maximise your safety online.

Here are some other simple steps that you can take to protect yourself from identity theft.