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Circular Letter No. 13

May 14, 1998


All Insurers and Self Insurers


Fraud Reporting and Cooperation with the Insurance Frauds Bureau

Effective immediately, mandatory reports of suspected insurance fraud filed pursuant to Section 405 of the Insurance Law (Form IFB-1) may be faxed to the Insurance Frauds Bureau’s newly installed dedicated fax machine. The number is:

(212) 480-7148.

Receipt of this circular letter must be acknowledged to the Department, in writing, within ten business days, by the individual responsible for fraud investigations and reporting. If necessary, this letter should be routed so that the appropriate individual may acknowledge it. Please fax to the above number or mail your acknowledgment to Principal Examiner Rolf Kaumann, NYS Insurance Frauds Bureau, 25 Beaver Street, New York, N.Y. 10004.

Very truly yours, 

Mark Gardner
Deputy Superintendent
Insurance Frauds Bureau

To report suspected insurance fraud, call the NYS Insurance Department’s Hotline at 888-FRAUD-NY


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