, Hong Kong
/Oleg Laptev from Unsplash

HKIA alerts on fraudulent payment invoices

The HKIA not issue invoices for anything named "Insurance Authority Certificate" or "Capital Insurance Certificate." 

Hong Kong’s Insurance Authority (HKIA) has issued a warning today regarding fraudulent payment requests falsely attributed to the HKIA. 

Dubious invoices labelled "Insurance Authority Certificate" or "Capital Insurance Certificate" bearing fabricated IA details and stamps have been reported, prompting the IA to caution the public.

ALSO READ: HKIA takes action against ethical breach by agent

According to an HKIA spokesperson, the regulator does not issue invoices for anything named "Insurance Authority Certificate" or "Capital Insurance Certificate," nor does it have the authority to issue insurance policies as indicated in these documents. 

The matter has been reported to the Hong Kong Police Force for investigation.

Follow the link for more news on

Join Insurance Asia community
Since you're here...

...there are many ways you can work with us to advertise your company and connect to your customers. Our team can help you dight and create an advertising campaign, in print and digital, on this website and in print magazine.

We can also organize a real life or digital event for you and find thought leader speakers as well as industry leaders, who could be your potential partners, to join the event. We also run some awards programmes which give you an opportunity to be recognized for your achievements during the year and you can join this as a participant or a sponsor.

Let us help you drive your business forward with a good partnership!


Chinese insurers deem it wise to move to alternative investments
Analysts see new regulations driving a conservative shift as insurers seek stability amidst volatile markets.
Is ‘Londonisation’ good for Asia’s M&A insurance market?
Industry experts dissect the region’s low usage rates for M&A insurance despite more industry players entering the field.
Markel targets professional indemnity market in Australia
Head of professional and financial risks, Kym Beazleigh, explains the game plan in Markel’s strategic expansion.