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UK’s FCA warns RTC Finance is a clone

Oct 17 2017 14:19:30 Jonathan Smith in Market

UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a warning that the forex and CFD brokerage RTC Finance is a clone of the EEA-authorized binary options and CFD brokerage Spot Capital Markets.   According to the UK regulator, RTC Finance, a.k.a Icon markets, a.k. Read more

Nova Scotia’s regulator warns of binary options broker AshfordInvestments

Oct 04 2017 08:22:47 Jonathan Smith in Market

The Nova Scotia Securities Commission has issued a warning that the binary options broker AshfordInvestments is not authorized to sell securities in the Canadian province. According to the regulator, however, at least one Nova Scotia investor has lost money with this company. Read more

Recovery room scams – the ugly spawn of binary options fraud

Aug 08 2017 13:38:33 Jonathan Smith in Market

 It is no secret that more often than not the binary options brokers, particularly the unregulated ones, are a scam and exist with the sole purpose of defrauding thousands of unsuspecting clients out of millions. Read more

Israel top cop admits organized crime behind binary options, Knesset to pass bill next week

Aug 08 2017 07:54:57 Jonathan Smith in Market

 Israeli crime syndicates have been profiting from the binary options scams, Gabi Biton, a police Superintendent investigating financial fraud and money laundering told a Knesset panel, quoted by The Times of Israel. Read more

Australians have lost over AUD13.3 mln to investment scams since January

Jul 13 2017 13:27:52 Jonathan Smith in Market

 Australians have lost a little over AUD 13.3 million to various investment scams in the first half of this year, shows data of Scam Watch – a service maintained by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. Read more

Online investment scams in Australia mark a 130% increase YoY

May 15 2017 13:26:28 Jonathan Smith in Market

The report of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) for 2016 revealed that Investment scheme scams caused the greatest losses to Australians, after romance and dating frauds. Read more

FCA survey: Over 55s have lost £32 000 on average to investment scam

Mar 02 2017 14:46:49 Jonathan Smith in Market

UK's senior citizens, or the people above 55 years of age, to be more precise, have lost an average of £32,000 in 2016 to various financial investment scams, shows a survey of UK's Financial Conduct Authority, published as part of its Scam Smart campaign. Read more

Banc De Binary shuts down, new EU clients are no longer accepted

Jan 09 2017 15:35:49 Jonathan Smith in Brokers

Update: on January 11, the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission officially announced that Banc de Binary renounced its authorization to operate as a Cyprus Investment Firm.   One of the leaders in the binary options trading market, Banc de Binary, closes operations. Read more

France’s AMF warns against 11 unauthorized binary options brokers

Nov 19 2015 14:15:08 Stanimir Zhelev in Market

The French financial regulatory body, AMF, has added to its warning list a number of websites that offer binary options trading in the country without being authorized to do so, a notice indicated on Thursday. Read more

ASIC says BocaFX is not authorized forex broker in Australia

Nov 18 2015 11:33:36 Stanimir Zhelev in Market

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) said on Wednesday Boca Global Financial Group (BocaFX), has improperly been stating on its website it is regulated or authorized by ASIC to provide financial services in the country. Read more

New Zealand’s FMA warns against unregulated forex broker FXUM

Nov 18 2015 11:18:59 Stanimir Zhelev in Market

Union Markets Ltd, also known as FXUM, misleadingly claims on its website that it is registered with the Financial Services Providers Register (FSPR), the Financial Markets Authority (FMA), New Zealand’s financial regulatory body, said on Monday. Read more

Belize’s watchdog says NewTradeFX forex broker is "complete forgery"

Nov 16 2015 10:08:48 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers

The International Financial Services Commission of Belize (IFSC), Belize’s financial regulatory body, issued on Saturday a warning notice against forex broker Financial Strategy Holdings, operating through the website www.newtradefx. Read more

Cyprus financial regulator CySEC warns against Noeruscapital.com

Nov 12 2015 15:09:42 Stanimir Zhelev in Market

  The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) said today the operator of the website www.noeruscapital.com, is not permitted to provide investment and ancillary services in Cyprus. Read more

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