UK’s financial watchdog, the Financial Conduct Authority is constantly in check of fraudulent firms intending to scam clients of their hard earned money. The latest of such firms to be discovered is “Atticus Holdings International”.
Atticus Holdings International has been labeled as a boiler room by the FCA. The company acts as a clone to the legitimate FCA regulated firm “Atticus Holdings Ltd”.
|Genuine firm’s details||Fake firm’s details|
|Firm name: Atticus Holdings Ltd (trading as Financial Discounts) Firm reference number: 187674 Address: 2 The Windmills, St. Mary’s Close, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1EF Telephone: 01420542707Fax: 01420543727 Website: www.financialdiscounts.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org||Boiler Room Name: Atticus Holdings International Companies House Registration Number: 03585031 (clone of FCA authorised firm) Address: 2 The Windmills, St. Mary’s Close, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1EF (cloning FCA authorised firm’s address), Dashwood House, 69 Old Broad Street, London, EC2M 1QS Telephone: 08455420138 Website: www.atticusholdingsint.com Email: email@example.com|
The FCA has clarified that Atticus Holdings International is NOT authorized to carry out advising on investments and dealing and arranging deals in investments ("investments" include stocks and shares) in the UK.
The fake entity (Atticus Holdings International) which adopts the name and address of the original firm has no association of affiliation whatsoever with genuine firm (Atticus Holdings Ltd ). The firm has been added to the FCA’s black list of fraudulent firms as the regulators tell the public to Beware of “Atticus Holdings International”.