Monthly Archives: January 2018

FCA warns against Marathon Asset Management clone firm

Reason: Fraudulent, UnregulatedComment: Marathon Asset Management is not authorised or registered by FCA but has been targeting people in the UK, claiming to be an authorised firm.Date: 31/01/2018Link: https://www.fca.org.uk/news/warnings/marathon-asset-management-clone

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FCA warns against Braxton Knight Ltd

Reason: UnregulatedComment: Braxton Knight Ltd has been providing financial services or products in the UK without our authorisation. Find out why to be especially wary of dealing with this unauthorised firm and how to protect yourself from scammers.Date: 31/01/2018Link: https://www.fca.org.uk/news/warnings/braxton-knight-ltd

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Facebook bans Cryptocurrency and ICO ads

Facebook announced its new advertising policy which bans ads that promote bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in an effort to protects its users from "financial products and services frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices." “We want people to continue to discover and learn about new products and services through Facebook ads without fear of scams or deception,” Robert Leathern, ...

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FCA warns against Liontrust Asset Management clone of authorised firm

Reason: Unregulated, Fraudulent Comment: Liontrust Asset Management is not authorised or registered by FCA but has been targeting people in the UK, claiming to be an authorised firm. Date: 31/01/2018Link: https://www.fca.org.uk/news/warnings/liontrust-asset-management-clone-authorised-firm

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FCA warns against UBS Private Wealth Management clone firm

Reason: Fraudulent, UnregulatedComment: UBS Private Wealth Management is not authorised or registered by FCA but has been targeting people in the UK, claiming to be an authorised firm. Date: 30/01/2018Link: https://www.fca.org.uk/news/warnings/ubs-private-wealth-management-clone

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FCA warns against Multi Month Loans clone firm

Reason: Unregulated, Fraudulent Comment: Multi Month Loans is not authorised or registered by FCA but has been targeting people in the UK, claiming to be an authorised firm.Date: 29/01/2018Link: https://www.fca.org.uk/news/warnings/multi-month-loans-clone

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FCA warns against Miller and Cohen

Reason: UnregulatedComment: Miller and Cohen has been providing financial services or products in the UK without being authorised by FCA.Date: 29/01/2018Link: https://www.fca.org.uk/news/warnings/miller-and-cohen

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FCA warns of increased risk of online investment fraud

Reason: ScamContent of Penalty:   Over £87,000 lost to binary options scams every day in the UK Under 25s are six times more likely to trust an investment offer made via social media, compared to those aged 55+ Online overtakes phone as most common contact method for investment fraudsters   The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is today urging the public ...

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FCA fines One Call Insurance Services Ltd

Reason: AbuseContent of Penalty: The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published Decision Notices in respect of One Call Insurance Services Limited (One Call) and its Chief Executive and majority shareholder John Lawrence Radford. A connected company to One Call, One Insurance Limited (OIL), has made a reference to the Upper Tribunal (the Tribunal) as a third party in relation ...

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Alpari launched a new Beta version of their new BinaryTrader platform

Alpari announced that they have launched a new version of our BinaryTrader platform for binary options trading. This version contains some significant upgrades to both the platform's design and functionality. The following features are now available in the new version of the platform: technical analysis indicators; charts showing an asset's price history; a market watch window (like in MetaTrader 4), ...

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