About Newcrest

International Scams

As an internationally recognised company, Newcrest can be the target of unscrupulous individuals and/or groups.

This typically takes the form of online fraud where organisations or individuals falsely claim to be representing Newcrest in relation to employment and/or external advertising or business opportunities.

This type of fraud may include emails, text messages, social media posts, facsimile transmissions or letters that result in identity theft, hacking, phishing or even financial extortion and theft.

We encourage all individuals interested in careers with or involved in business with Newcrest to be aware of good online practices to avoid fraudulent activity.

To learn more about personal online security, please refer to your relevant national Cybersecurity Authority.

Heavy Industries Magazine Scam

Newcrest has previously been a target of the Heavy Industries Magazine scam, where Newcrest has been fraudulently represented in relation to advertising opportunities in the Heavy Industry Magazine.

If you receive any unexpected communication or email from Newcrest regarding advertising opportunities with Heavy Industries Magazine, this is a fraudulent scam.

Bitcoin investment scams

The Newcrest company name and logo have been fraudulently used in social media posts and on websites advertising services in connection with Bitcoin investment.

Newcrest has no association with these websites or providers of Bitcoin investment services.

Newcrest Mining South Africa

The Newcrest company name and contact details have been fraudulently used on correspondence issued by a group (using the names Newcrest Mining Pty Ltd and Newcrest Mining South Africa) and claiming to be a subsidiary of Newcrest and/or to be acting in partnership with Newcrest and proposing takeover bids for operations located in South Africa. Newcrest has no association or affiliation with this group.

Newcrest strongly urges all prospective employment candidates, or anyone engaged in business with Newcrest, to check carefully before clicking on or replying to any communications that may look suspicious.

If you receive communication that you believe is fraudulent or have suffered a personal loss from a scam, please contact your local cyber-security agency or relevant authority.