The UK Monetary Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a warning in opposition to a clone of retail FX and CFD dealer Plus500.
Clones are fraudulent entities that abuse the main points (identify, brand, deal with, and many others) of approved companies. Fraudsters copy the main points of corporations the FCA authorises to try to persuade folks that their agency is real.
A clone is abusing the information of Plus500.
Clone agency particulars
Title: www.plus500un.com (clone of FCA Authorised agency)
Web site: www.plus500un.com
Scammers might give out different false particulars, together with electronic mail addresses, phone numbers, postal addresses and Agency Reference Numbers. They could combine these particulars with the real particulars of authorised corporations. They could additionally change their contact particulars over time.
FCA authorised agency particulars
That is the real, authorised agency that the fraudsters are claiming to work for. It has no reference to the clone agency.
The right particulars are:
Agency Title: Plus500UK Ltd
Agency Reference Quantity: 509909
Deal with: 8 Angel Courtroom
London, EC2R 7HJ, UNITED KINGDOM
E mail: [email protected]
Web site: https://www.plus500.com/en/
In the event you cope with the clone agency, you gained’t have entry to the Monetary Ombudsman Service if in case you have a criticism. You additionally gained’t be protected by the Monetary Companies Compensation Scheme (FSCS) if issues go fallacious. This implies it’s unlikely you’d get your a refund if the agency goes out of enterprise.