Alerting its members against online frauds and scams, the Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) issued an advisory via its social media pages. EPFO asked the members to refrain from sharing any information related to their PF account over calls or social media interaction even when the other person claims to be representative of the organization. EPFO clarified that it never asks for personal details like Aadhaar, PAN, UAN, Bank Account, OTP over call, WhatsApp or social media.
Adding that it never asks PF account holders to deposit money to avail of its services, the EPFO advised to not respond to calls asking for personal details.
#EPFO never asks its members to share their personal details like Aadhaar, PAN, UAN, Bank Account or OTP over phone or on social media.#SocialSecurity #ईपीएफ@byadavbjp @Rameswar_Teli @PMOIndia @PIB_India @PIBHindi @MIB_India @DDNewslive @airnewsalerts @mygovindia @PTI_News pic.twitter.com/kG6UQ5O3mb
— EPFO (@socialepfo) October 23, 2021
For further details and grievance redressal, the account holders can approach EPFO at https://epfigms.gov.in or connect over toll-free number 1800-118-005. EPFO members have the option to seek information on related services on the UMANG app, a government…