Cyber Crime expert suspects scammers have gathered contact lists of NT residents
Detective Acting Senior Sergeant Craig Windebank from the Cyber Crime unit joined 360 to discuss the increasing cyber crime and scams that more people are receiving.
"A few people have had their contact list comprimised perhaps and that's letting them get all the contact details of people in Darwin and that's why we're getting so many SMS's at the moment," Windebank said.
"The scams these days are so technical and so well developed they could capture anyone."
Take a listen to the full interview below to find out how to respond to these scams and what to look out for...