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EPFO has urged subscribers to remain beware of the increasing online frauds.


New Delhi: The Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has urged subscribers to remain beware of the increasing online fraud, as the number of cases has been on the rise. 

The state-owned organisation, on social media platforms, alerted its subscribers regarding the risk of internet fraud. EPFO has also pointed out measures for subscribers to protect provident fund accounts from online frauds. It has also investors to remain vigilant about the fraudulent schemes. 

On Twitter, EPFO alerted subscribers against sharing important information with anyone that acts as a representative of the EPFO organisation and asks for personal details. The  EPFO organisation has clarified that its employees don’t ask for details such as Aadhaar Card, PAN, UAN, bank account or OTP. 

The  EPFO organisation said that its employees don’t ask for such details. In a tweet, EPFO said, “#EPFO never asks its members to provide their personal details like Aadhaar, PAN, UAN, Bank Account or OTP over phone or on social media. 

The  EPFO organisation has also urged its subscribers not to answer calls and messages that ask them to share details such as Aadhaar Card, PAN, UAN, Bank Account or OTP. It has also warned subscribers not to send money in the guise of EPFO officials.

In case, you’re continuously receiving calls or messages that are asking you to share such details, you should immediately inform EPFO about them. Subscribers can reach out to EPFO on its official website at epfindia.

All those whose PF accounts are maintained by Karma Management, you can be rest assured of the regular maintenance of your Pf account with EPFO which will be protected at any cost but on your part, as PF subscriber to EPFO, do not give details to any unknown person calling you or texting you except to Karma Management’s authorized representatives who have been with working with us for more than 10 years and are trustworthy in all respects.

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