Hoaxes & Scams
Please be aware that Minderoo Foundation and members of the Forrest family have and continue to be the subject of hoaxes and scams including via phone calls, emails, website scams and bogus collectors whereby people may be encouraged to donate to Minderoo Foundation or make other investments.
Neither Minderoo Foundation nor the Forrest family will:
We will not send unsolicited email or make unsolicited calls to the public requesting donations. We will only contact you if:
If you receive an unsolicited communication alleging to be on behalf of Minderoo Foundation or the Forrest family or collecting for Minderoo Foundation, do not:
You may report any such communication to the Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN), who may be able to advise you on how to deal with the communication.
Scamwatch (phone 1300 795 995 or visit www.scamwatch.gov.au) may also be able to provide you with further information or assistance.
Only make a donation to Minderoo Foundation as set out on this website.
Recently, we have been made aware of the following hoaxes and scams:
Please note that while we may bring attention to hoaxes and scams on our website when they become known to us, what is provided here is not a complete list and you should refer to the general statements set out above.