HOUSTON – The Texas Division of Insurance coverage is warning customers to be cautious of rip-off cellphone calls or different communications from anybody claiming to be an worker of TDI.
TDI’s Fraud Unit said that it has obtained a report from a buyer who was contacted by somebody claiming to be a TDI consultant, providing to satisfy at their residence to go over their insurance coverage wants. TDI stated that it’s going to solely name you whenever you ask for help.
“The person who obtained the decision did the best factor by not offering any private info and contacting us,” stated Chris Davis, head of TDI’s Fraud Unit. “This may occasionally have been an try at id theft or different crime.”
Davis recommends warning in the event you’re contacted about any monetary matter, and also you didn’t make the primary name. Until you’re certain of who you’re talking with, don’t present private info akin to your deal with, beginning date, Social Safety quantity, or any of your account numbers.
Anybody who wants assist with an insurance coverage difficulty or suspects insurance coverage fraud, Name TDI’s Assist Line at 800-252-3439 or go to its web site at tdi.texas.gov.
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