Transfers to individual bank accounts
It has come to our attention that scammers are targeting users on used car websites and asking them to transfer monies for the purchase of a vehicle – the amounts are usually in the AUD $6000.00 to $8000.00 range. The scammer asks the user to transfer monies to individual bank accounts which are not CheckVault Escrow bank accounts. The documents that the scammers send look similar to the ones seen below –
All transfers made to CheckVault escrow are made to our business bank account the details for which you can find below
Protect Yourself From Fraud
Be alert, especially when asked to transfer money overseas. Always seek confirmation of the legitimacy of a transaction where possible. Warning signs may include the following –
- Asking you to send money overseas, especially in the UK
- Asking you to send money to an individual bank account
- Use of foreign phone numbers
- Unfamiliar banking terms like sort code, BIC, IBAN
For cancellation of funds transfers, please contact your banking institution immediately.
CheckVault Payment instruction information
The account details below are authorized transfer details for use by CheckVault Pty Ltd. If you have been requested to transfer to an account not listed here in relation to CheckVault or CheckGroup services, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with the relevant details.
BSB: 012 003
Account Number: 836 253 366
Account Name: Perpetual Corporate Trust as Escrow Agent for CheckVault Escrow Account
Bank: ANZ Bank
For transfers from outside Australia
In combination with the details given above, use the additional details given below to complete your transfer:
SWIFT BIC: ANZBAU3M (https://www.anz.com/aus/ib/help/SwiftBICCode.asp)
Beneficiary street: 100 Queens Street
Beneficiary town: Melbourne
Beneficiary postcode: 3000
BPAY – Savings Account
Biller Code: 215 152
BPAY – Credit Card
Biller Code: 215 269
Credit Card Payments
When making a credit card payment, make sure the link you are directed to has the following in the address bar near the top of the browser either on your phone, tablet or desktop
For more information on reporting fraud and protecting yourself from crime the various state and federal agencies may be able to assist.
- Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s Scamwatch
- ACORN – Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network
- Australian Federal Police
- New South Wales Police
- Northern Territory Police
- Queensland Police Service
- South Australia Police
- Tasmania Police
- Victoria Police
- Western Australia Police
Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page or get in touch
If you feel that this is a service which may work but have some questions, you can try searching for an answer in our frequently asked questions or giving us a call on our support line 1800 CV AU LT (1800 28 28 58).
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