Warnings


ISA-Expert.com - Jean Pierre Technologies / JP Finance - The Alberto Marco Group - The Profit Prince - Ambershaw Limited - Texmoore Limited - BoxVn Limited / Boxvn-Invest - Darwinenc.com / Darwinexc.com - AJ Bell - HBOS International Funds - Infinity Fx / LukeTradesFx - British Bond Compare - Solar Claim Experts - National bonds - UK Bond Deals - UK Bonds Group - UK Compare - The Bond Market - Step Debt Line - Q8TradeFX - PGIM Invest / Pru Invest / Pru Indemnity plc / Pru IPO Recovery / Pru Crypto / PruMail - AG Broker - Allianz Global Investors - Redwood ESF - Investment Compare - Invest Compare - Investorable - www.stepoutofdebt.org.uk - Sharefounders - Step Clear to Change - Search Investments - Easy Bonds - Standard Bonds - Investment Search - British Bonds - My Scam Adviser / MyScamAdviser - Brewin Dolphin - Southgate & Culham Investments - Ecm-Uk Ltd - Britannia Credit Union - EU Traders Monitoring Team - Go Compare the Bond Market - Alreford DAC - Alliance Venture Management - Heron Wealth Management - Cash Loans 4 u - Numisbitbond - Wyelands Bank - Excellent-Bonds.com - www.bitcoin-storm.com/fr - www.cryptolegacypro.com/fr - www.ovale-scpi.com - www.cemg-groupe.com - www.creo-conseil.com - www.globalmtcorp.com - www.act-financial-solutions.com - www.groupe-bkint.com - www.i-financial-advisor.com - www.uniontradecenter.com - www.mf-capital.fr - www.tiic-conseil.com - www.providence-investissement.com First Financial Banc / Warp Enterprise Ltd - Multifx Signals Limited - Fxlifestyle - www.facebook.com/2circlefx/ - Markets48 - D. Ezequiel Reig Rico - Virtualstocks / Virtualfunds / Virtualfunds Inc. / Kleinman Enterprise Ltd - Tradixa Ltd - Fxtradeprofit Ltd - Globalminingscity Ltd - Alpha Trade Fx - Western Group Inc - Tradeoption - CREDIT-TRADE - Game Capital Ads Limited - Livemarkets Realty Financial Planning, S.L., - Inter Media Ltd - https://stringsfxone.com - //es.itistocksbrokers.com - //Forexmarkettrade.com - //es.invest247.co.uk - Broker Crypto Banks - CONSENCCO Holdings Financial Corporation - LCP Fund - Tower of London Worldwide - Flat Innovations AG - KeperCoin - OTC Market Sàrl - Swisscrypto365 - Renaissance Swiss Bank - Waterhouse Partners - Swisstrade Exchange - Trado Tek - Girofx - Redwood Bay Investors LLC / RBIFX - Soho Limited - www.blueskylt.com - www.gfqihuo.com - Redstone Capital Partners - www.fidelityinvestmentsgroup.com/hk - www.fidelityinvestmentsgroup.com - Altrice Investment Co. Limited - New Economic Evolution of the World (NEEW) - Pioneer Income - Royal C Bank - Markets Cube - Amber - Scams implemented using names of real employees of the Sec

The supervisory authorities of the United Kingdom (Financial Conduct Authority - FCA), France (Authorité des Marchés Financiers - AMF), Spain (Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores - CNMV), Switzerland (Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority - FINMA), Sweden (Finansinspektionen), Hong Kong (Securities and Futures Commission - SFC), New Zealand (Financial Markets Authority – New Zealand - FMA), Portugal (Comissão do Mercado de Valores Mobiliários - CMVM), Denmark (Danish Financial Supervisory Authority - FSA), and the United States (Securities and Exchange Commission - SEC), report the companies and websites offering investment, financial and insurance services without the required authorisations.

Reported by the FCA:

  • ISA-Expert.com (email: enquiries@isa-expert.com) with stated address in London;
  • Jean Pierre Technologies / JPFinance (www.jp.finance) with stated address in London, Chippendale (New South Wales - Australia) and Majuro (Marshall Islands);
  • The Alberto Marco Group (www.albertomarcogroup.com) with stated address in Singapore, Hong Kong and Arezzo, clone of the authorised company Donati Broker Sas. di Donati Marco e Alberto based in Via Guido Monaco 80, 52100 - Arezzo;
  • The Profit Prince ( www.theprofitprince.com);
  • Ambershaw Limited (http://Investinghub.co.uk);
  • Texmoore Limited (www.texmoore.com) with stated address in London;
  • BoxVn Limited / Boxvn-Invest (www.boxvn-invest.com) with stated address in Essex (UK);
  • Darwinenc.com / Darwinexc.com (www.darwinenc.com/, http://www.darwinexc.com) clone of the authorised company Tradeslide Trading Tech Limited operating with the trading platform DarwinEx (www.darwinex.com) based in London;
  • AJ Bell (email: leon@ajbell.co; compliance@ajbell.co; leon@ajbell.cc; compliance@ajbell.cc; phil.hawkins@ajbell.cc) clone of the authorised company AJ Bell Asset Management Limited based in Manchester (email: louis.petherick@ajbell.co.uk);
  • HBOS International Funds (www.hbosinternationalfunds.com) with stated address in Edinburgh, New York and London, clone of the authorised company HBOS International Investment Funds ICVC / HBOS Investment Fund Managers Ltd (www.halifax.co.uk) based in Edinburgh;
  • Infinity Fx / LukeTradesFx (instagram: https://www.instagram.com / luketradesfxlinktr.ee/luketradesfx; website: https://www.tradewithinfinity.com);
  • British Bond Compare (www.britishbondcompare.com) with stated address in London;
  • Solar Claim Experts (solarclaimexperts.com);
  • National bonds (www.nationalbonds.org.uk) with stated address in London;
  • UK Bond Deals (www.ukbonddeals.co.uk) with stated address in London;
  • UK Bonds Group (www.ukbondsgroup.co.uk) with stated address in Mayfair (UK);
  • UK Compare (www.ukcompare.org) with stated address in London;
  • The Bond Market (www.the-bondmarket.com) with stated address in London
  • Step Debt Line (www.stepdebtline.org.uk) clone of the authorised company Foundation for Credit Counselling and the trading platform Stepchange (www.stepchange.org);
  • Q8TradeFX (https://q8trade-fx.com) clone of the authorised company Gain Capital UK Limited (www.cityindex.com, www.forex.com/uk) based in London;
  • PGIM Invest / Pru Invest / Pru Indemnity plc / Pru IPO Recovery / Pru Crypto / PruMail (www.pruindemnity.com; www.pgiminvest.com; www.spsec.com; pwww.ruiporecovery.com) clone of the authorised company PGIM Limited based in London;
  • AG Broker (www.agbroker.co.uk) clone of the authorised company A G Broker S.r.l. based in Italy;
  • Allianz Global Investors (email: enquiry@alz-retail.com, info@alz-retail.com, legal@alz-docs.com, info@alz-ne.com, clients@alz-client.com) clone of the authorised company Allianz Global Investors GmbH (https://uk.allianzgi.com) based in London; a company previously reported (see "Consob Informa" no. 18/2012);
  • Redwood ESF (www.redwoodesf.com, www.redwood-esf.com) with stated address in London, clone of the authorised company Redwood European Strategies Fund;
  • Investment Compare (www.investment-compare.co.uk) with stated address in Hertfordshire (UK);
  • Invest Compare (http://investcompare.co.uk) with stated address in London;
  • Investorable (www.investorable.co.uk);
  • www.stepoutofdebt.org.uk with stated address in Manchester;
  • Sharefounders (www.sharefounders.com) with stated address in Hong Kong, previously reported by the SFC (see "Consob Informa" no. 12/2020);
  • Step Clear to Change (www.stepcleartochange.org) with stated address in Keillmore (UK);
  • Search Investments (www.search-investments.com);
  • Easy Bonds (https://easy-bonds.com) with stated address in London;
  • Standard Bonds (www.standardbonds.co.uk) with stated address in London;
  • Investment Search (www.investment-search.co.uk) with stated address in Croydon (UK);
  • British Bonds (www.british-bonds.co.uk, http://britishbonds.uk);
  • My Scam Adviser / MyScamAdviser (www.myscamadviser.com) with stated address in Israel;
  • Brewin Dolphin (email: info@brewinplc.com; info@brewindolphinuk.com) clone of the authorised company Brewin Dolphin Limited (www.brewindolphin.co.uk) based in London;
  • Southgate & Culham Investments (www.sc-invests.com) with stated address in London, clone of the authorised company Southgate & Culham Limited (www.southgateandculham.com) based in Suffolk (UK);
  • Ecm-Uk Ltd (www.uk-ecm.com) with stated address in London, clone of the authorised company Eturn Capital Management AB based in Vallingby (Sweden);
  • Britannia Credit Union (www.britanniacu.co.uk) clone of the authorised company Britannia Credit Union Limited based in Magheralin, Lurgan, County Armagh (UK);
  • EU Traders Monitoring  Team (email: George.barrett@eutradersmonitoringteam.com) clone of the authorised company Allay Claims Ltd (www.allay.co.uk) based in Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (UK);
  • Go Compare the Bond Market (www.gocomparethebonds.com) clone of the authorised company gocompare.com Limited (www.gocompare.com) based in Newport, Gwent (UK);
  • Alreford DAC (www.alreforddac.com) with stated address in London, clone of the authorised company Alreford DAC based in Dublin;
  • Alliance Venture Management (www.alliance-vm.com) with stated address in London, clone of the authorised company Alliance Venture Management AB​​​​​​​ based in Stockholm;
  • Heron Wealth Management (www.heronwm.com) with stated address in London, clone of the authorised company Heron Wealth Management Limited based in Cardiff, South Glamorgan (UK) and Bank of Ireland Business Finance Limited based in Belfast (Ireland);
  • Cash Loans 4 u (https://cashloans4u.co.uk) with stated address in Manchester, clone of the authorised company Cash Loans 4 U Limited based in Gorseinon, Swansea (UK);
  • Numisbitbond (https://numisbitbond.com) clone of the authorised company Numis Securities Limited www.numiscorp.com based in London;
  • Wyelands Bank (https://wyelands.online; http://wyelands.eonlnbn.com) clone of the authorised company Wyelands Bank Plc (www.wyelandsbank.co.uk) based in London;
  • Excellent-Bonds.com (www.excellent-bonds.com) with stated address in London.

Reported by the AMF:

  • www.bitcoin-storm.com/fr;
  • www.cryptolegacypro.com/fr;
  • www.ovale-scpi.com;
  • www.cemg-groupe.com;
  • www.creo-conseil.com;
  • www.globalmtcorp.com;
  • www.act-financial-solutions.com;
  • www.groupe-bkint.com;
  • www.i-financial-advisor.com;
  • www.uniontradecenter.com;
  • www.mf-capital.fr;
  • www.tiic-conseil.com;
  • www.providence-investissement.com.

Reported by the CNMV:

  • First Financial Banc / Warp Enterprise Ltd (https://firstfinancialbanc.com/es);
  • Multifx Signals Limited (https://multifxsignals.com);
  • Fxlifestyle www.fxlifestyle.com;
  • www.facebook.com/2circlefx/;
  • Markets48 (www.markets48.com);
  • D. Ezequiel Reig Rico;
  • Virtualstocks / Virtualfunds / Virtualfunds Inc. / Kleinman Enterprise Ltd (www.virtualstocks.co, www.virtualstocks.cc, www.virtualstocks.io). The company was the subject of Consob resolution no. 21204 of 18 December 2019 and subsequently, of an order to internet service providers to block access to the site from Italy (see "Consob Informa" no. 45/2019);
  • Tradixa Ltd (www.tradixa.co);
  • Fxtradeprofit Ltd (www.fxtradeprofit.com);
  • Globalminingscity Ltd (www.globalminingscity.com);
  • Alpha Trade Fx (https://alphatradefx.com/);
  • Western Group Inc (www.westernfx.com);
  • Tradeoption (https://tradeoption24.net);
  • CREDIT-TRADE (https://credit-trade.com);
  • Game Capital Ads Limited (https://es.welttrades.com, https://es.procapitaltd.com, https://es.cryptocapitalpro.com, https://es.247worldbtcfx.com, https://es.24proinvestors.com);
  • Livemarkets Realty Financial Planning, S.L., the company is associated with D. Daniel Puerta Arranz;
  • Inter Media Ltd (https://es.cfgtrades.com);
  • https://stringsfxone.com;
  • https://es.itistocksbrokers.com;
  • https://Forexmarkettrade.com;
  • https://es.invest247.co.uk;
  • Broker Crypto Banks (https://brokercryptobanks.com) clone of the authorised company Ava Trade Eu Limited.

Reported by FINMA:

  • CONSENCCO Holdings Financial Corporation (https://consenccoholdings.com) with stated address in Basel:
  • LCP Fund (https://lcpfund.com);
  • Tower of London Worldwide (www.toweroflondon-worldwide.com) with stated address in Geneva;
  • Flat Innovations AG (www.flatmining.com) with stated address in Zurich;
  • KeperCoin (www.kepercoin.com) with stated address in Bern, already reported by the FMA (Austria) (see "Consob Informa" no. 13/2020);
  • OTC Market Sàrl (www.otc-market.ch) with stated address in Lausanne;
  • Swisscrypto365 (www.swisscrypto365.com) with stated address in Bern;
  • Renaissance Swiss Bank (www.renaissanceswiss.com) with stated address in Geneva;
  • Waterhouse Partners (/www.waterhousepartners.com) with stated address in Geneva;
  • Swisstrade Exchange (https://swisstrade.exchange.com) with stated address in Geneva.

Reported by Finansinspektionen:

  • Trado Tek (www.tradotek.com) with stated address in London;
  • Girofx (https://girofx.com/) with stated address in Tallin (Estonia), Limassol (Cyprus) and London.

Reported by the SFC:

  • Redwood Bay Investors LLC / RBIFX (www.rbifx.com) with stated address in Hong Kong;
  • Soho Limited (www.soholtd.com), with stated address in Hong Kong;
  • www.blueskylt.com, clone of the authorised company Sfc Invesco Hong Kong Limited;
  • www.gfqihuo.com;
  • Redstone Capital Partners (www.redstoneonline.com);
  • www.fidelityinvestmentsgroup.com/hk;
  • www.fidelityinvestmentsgroup.com.

Reported by the FMA  (New Zealand):

  • Altrice Investment Co. Limited (https://altriceinvestment.com/ and https://altricepcd.com/) with stated address in Hong Kong;
  • New Economic Evolution of the World (NEEW) (www.tng-neew.com/en - www.my-cryptounit.com - www.skywayinvestgroup.com) this company is related to the companies RSW Investment Group Ltd, NEEW-TNG Ltd, Skyway Investment Group, Skyway Capital, Skyway Group, TNG Limited and RTN Limited previously reported;
  • Pioneer Income (https://pioneerincome.com/) with stated address in London but with contact details in New Zealand.

Reported by the CMVM:

  • Royal C Bank (www.royalcbank.com/);
  • Markets Cube (www.marketscube.com.) previously reported by the FSMA (see "Consob Informa" no. 22/2019), by the CNMV (see "Consob Informa" no. 40/2018) and by the FCA (see "Consob Informa" no. 42/2018).

Report by the FSA:

  • The Danish supervisory authority (FSA) warns investors that a company named Amber (www.amber-am.com) uses references, contact details and authorisations relating to a company, Amber Fondsmæglerselskab A/S, which ceased trading in 2011 following a merger with another financial company.

Report by the SEC:

  • The US regulator warns investors about a series of scams using the names of actual SEC employees to deceive victims, including non-US investors. These subterfuges are done in order to access brokerage accounts and personal data with a view to appropriating the financial resources of investors. A feature of some of these scams is the use of websites and email addresses similar to those used by US government agencies.

(Published in "Consob Informa" no. 21/2020 of  6 June 2020)