Scam & Frauds

This web site provides information to individuals, institutions and organizations aiming to understand the role and functions of the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK). In an effort to avert potential scams and frauds and to ensure the legitimacy of transactions which may cause serious harm or loss to the public, CBK advises all individuals and institutions dealing with individuals claiming to be CBK employees or representatives to ensure their authenticity prior to any such dealings. If you have any questions about the legitimacy of a particular financial transaction or instrument, or if you have any information regarding such illegal and illegitimate transactions or dealings, please contact the Currency Department at the Central Bank of Kuwait:

Tel: (965) 1814444

Fraudulent Email Alert

Please take caution against any incoming emails attributed to the Central Bank of Kuwait and ensure its source. Kindly report any suspicious email to CBK IT Security Unit at