Please be on the look out for a scam letter that is doing the rounds at the moment. The letter prompts the business owner to renew their business name through a BNrenewal website.
ASIC have confirmed that this correspondence is not from them.
ASIC will send the business name holder a reminder notice by email 30 days before the renewal is due.
ASIC has provided the following information about scams . If you are unsure if your email or letter is legitimate, you should call ASIC directly to confirm.
If you would like to notify ASIC of a potential scam email, you can forward the entire email to ReportASICEmailFraud@asic.gov.au
A letter or email is probably a scam if:
Third party's are able to obtain information about your business via the ASIC Business Name Index. This search allows anyone to see what information ASIC holds about a particular business name. Free information includes: