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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.

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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.

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