I and two of my friends who participated in the DV lottery got e-mails from scammers offering to transfer 800 USD per person to get green card. We old used USAFIS web-site without paying for their service. And last week I got the following e-mail about immigration to Australia:
Australia is facing a worker shortage and is looking for new immigrants. As a valued USAFIS customer, we wish to make your dream of a better future for you and your family a reality. We have joined forces with AUSFIS to see if you have the job skills to legally live and work in Australia. Finding out if you can immigrate to Australia is based upon your profession, education, age and English level. No lotteries determining your future just your skills.
If you are under the age of 49, experienced in your profession and have a reasonable level of English, let AUSFIS check if you can have a new life in Australia. Register Now to the Australian Skilled Migration Program: http://www.ausfis.org
This is a scam and fraud as reported many users (search for “ausfis.org scam”, “ausfis.org fraud”, “ausfis.org legit”, “ausfis.org complaint”, “ausfis.org review” to find out more). The AUSFIS web-site doesn’t give any reference to Migration Agents Registration Authority (MARA) website registration which is a requirement by law for all Migration Agents operating in Australia.
If you want to apply for an Australian visa, you should either apply directly via the official Australian government immigration website www.immi.gov.au/immigration/ or use a service of a MARA registered migration agent (www.mara.gov.au). Do not trust any other organisation offering immigration services to Australia and do not give them your credit card number over the phone!