Carson City, NV August 31, 2023
The Nevada Division of Insurance (Division) has been made
aware of an email phishing scam targeting licensed insurance producers and
agents in Nevada. The Division has received several phone calls from licensed
individuals reporting that they have received a fraudulent email claiming that
their license may be revoked if they do not pay an amendment fee via a payment
link embedded in the email.
The email is being sent from INSURANCE LICENSING <firstname.lastname@example.org> with the subject
line: Nevada Division of Insurance AMENDMENT FEE.
EMAIL IS NOT FROM THE NEVADA DIVISION OF INSURANCE. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK ON ANY
LINKS AND DELETE THE EMAIL IMMEDIATELY. **
official Division of Insurance Licensing emails are sent from email@example.com
Emails received from any other addresses claiming to be the Division of
Insurance should be considered fraudulent and should be deleted.
Below is an example of what the phishing scam email looks
If you have received this email and have further questions or concerns, please contact our
Licensing Section directly at (775) 687-0700 and press
option 2 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Nevada Division of Insurance
The State of Nevada Division of Insurance, a Division of
the Nevada Department of Business and Industry, protects the rights of Nevada
consumers and regulates Nevada’s $22 billion insurance industry. The Division
of Insurance has offices in Carson City and Las Vegas. For Fiscal Years 2021
and 2022, the Division investigated 5,062 consumer complaints, answered
approximately 25,000 inquiries, and recovered over $8 million on behalf of
consumers. For more information about the Division of Insurance, visit DOI.NV.GOV and follow us on our social media channels: Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | Instagram.