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News · Migration · 27 October 2014

Fraud Phone Calls!

Personal details should not be confirmed

We have received several complaints from Indian nationals living in Germany concerning calls originating from the telephone number of the Federal Ministry of the Interior 0228 99 681 0. The caller threatens that the recipient of the call will be deported unless s/he pays a certain fine.

Please be aware that such calls are not made by the Federal Ministry of the Interior.

The Federal Ministry of the Interior has reported the offence to the police.

If you receive such a threat, please inform us, preferably by sending an email to buergerservice@bmi.bund.de.

For your safety: Please try not to give or confirm any personal details when you receive such a call.