Fraud Warning

Indication of suspicious or fraudulent activities

Allianz takes all information regarding suspicious or fraudulent activities very seriously. Please inform us at anti-fraud@allianz.com, if you suspect that you have been written to or verbally approached under the improper use of the brand name "Allianz" or the company logo (Allianz Logo) or if the brand name or logo of Allianz are fraudulently used in the Internet.

The following link provides you with a list of the biggest Allianz companies:

Fraudulent insurance certificates 

Allianz SE has been made aware of a number of online companies that claim to provide Banking, Investment or other Financial services and who claim that these services are insured by Allianz. Examples of some fraudulent certificates may be viewed here and here.

Please be informed that Allianz does not issue Financial Guarantees.

If you have been sent such a certificate (regardless of the insured’s name, amount, policy number or dates) please forward it to Allianz SE Anti-Fraud Team to anti-fraud@allianz.com and/or contact your local authorities if you believe you may have been a victim of such a scam.

Allianz obtains High Court injunction against Tessline for misuse of the Allianz name in relation to fictitious certificates that falsely claim to guarantee customer’s investments.

For more information: The Irish Times, May 28, 2019: Allianz gets High Court injunction against Tessline.

July 2019

Fraudulent job offers used for money laundering-scam

Allianz has become aware that individuals have been contacted via text message to their cell phones and offered a job as customer service analyst or mystery shopper for Allianz. Initially, they were asked to forward personal details to email addresses using the domain allianzsurvey.net. Subsequently, the prospects were asked for further information, tasks were assigned to them and cheques were forwarded to them.

Allianz is aware that individuals in Canada have been in scope so far. We would like to inform you that this approach is not related to Allianz at all, and is believed to be for the purpose of money laundering.

If you receive any suspicious requests, please do not respond. We strongly advise you not to share any personal information. Do not deposit any received cheques and do not remit money on any account. 

Please forward suspicious approaches to anti-fraud@allianz.com and/ or contact your local authorities. 

August 2016

Financial guarantees fraud

Allianz has become aware that foreign insurance agencies and other financial service providers have been provided with financial guarantees under the Allianz brand for significant sums of money. In one known case the guarantees were drafted by an insurance agent purporting to act on behalf of Allianz.

Allianz is aware that customers in Italy, USA, UK, Austria, Switzerland, Cyprus and the Netherlands have been in scope so far. Allianz has also been informed that similar guarantees via a London Bank are being sent to investors in the US.

We would like to inform you that Allianz does not issue financial guarantees. If you receive any suspicious guarantees, please do not respond. Please forward them to anti-fraud@allianz.com or contact your local Allianz company for confirmation.

January 2016