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Someone’s impersonating the narcs…

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: DEA Public Affairs  (202) 307-7977 Press Release DEA warns of scammers impersonating DEA employees WASHINGTON – The Drug Enforcement Administration urges its DEA-registered practitioners and members of the public to be cautious of telephone calls by scammers posing as DEA employees attempting to defraud and extort victims. […]

An impostor FCA Financial Services Register site…

Fake Financial Services Register website Statements Published: 22/07/2020 Last updated: 22/07/2020 We are aware that there has been an attempt to reproduce our Financial Services Register on a non-FCA website. We are currently working to get the page taken down and have alerted members of the public through our website and social media channels. […]

DFSA Fraud Alert: Melecoin not located in the DIFC

Cryptocurrency Platform Melecoin falsely claims to be located in the DIFC 14 Oct 2019 The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) alerts the financial services community and members of the public about MeleCoin, which falsely claims to be located in Dubai International Financial Centre.  On its website, MeleCoin: • invites people to […]

DFSA Alert: Impersonation Scam

Fake Letter Impersonating the DFSA and its Chairman 05 Aug 2019 The Dubai Financial Services Authority “DFSA” alerts the financial services community and members of the public about a fraudulent scheme in which the DFSA and its Chairman were impersonated. The scammers, using the DFSA logo, issued a fake letter […]

DFSA Alert: Cyprus SEC Impersonated

Cyprus SEC Impersonated in a Fraudulent Scam 20 Jun 2019 The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) warns the financial services community and members of the public of a scam in which the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) and its officers have been impersonated. The scammers solicit investors for fees […]

DFSA Fraud Alert: Impersonation Fraud

ALERTS DFSA and an International Bank Impersonated in a “Covering Certificate” Scam 29 May 2019 The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) warns the financial services community and members of the public of a scam in which the DFSA and an international bank were impersonated. The scammers, using the DFSA logo, […]

OCC Impersonation Fraud Alert

Subject: Fictitious Regulatory Agency Notification Date: May 23, 2019 Description: Fictitious Notification Attributed to Officials of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency   Fictitious Notification Regarding the Release of Funds Supposedly Under the Control of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency To: Chief Executive Officers of All […]

DFSA Alert: DIFC Impersonation Scam

False DIFC letter used to promote “Prize Money” scam  09 May 2019 The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) warns the financial services community and the public of a scam in which the scammers wrongly claim to be from the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). According to the scammers’ fraudulent letter, […]