Members of public have been receiving a lot of spurious calls in the
name of officials of Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority making
fictitious and fraudulent offers. IRDA had issued a public notice on January
29, 2014 cautioning members of public to not fall prey to such offers.
Some new patterns of spurious calls are being reported by complainants.
Incorporating the new kinds of calls in the name of officials of IRDA received
by members of public, IRDA has issued a public notice on August 25, 2014 reiterating its caution to members of
public to not fall prey to such spurious calls and fictitious offers.
has shared the modus operandi used by one such spurious caller based on a
complaint and provided links to the audio records of the spurious call to make
members of public aware of the practices followed to cheat them.
IRDA has once again urged the public to
remain alert and not to fall prey to frauds or scams perpetrated by miscreants
who impersonate to be employees / officers of IRDA or other insurance
Click here for the public notice