FCA Added SCK Securities and Pure-Bonds to Warning List


UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has added SCK Securities and Pure-Bonds to its warning list for offering unauthorised financial services in the UK.

28 July, 2020 | AtoZ Markets – Fraud has increased in the financial industry since the beginning of the pandemic. Many of the frauds include fake investment bonds, advertising on fake price comparison sites, cloning financial brands and creating fake documents etc. However, the regulator warning list is the best way to protect from fraud.

FCA Marks SCK Securities and Pure-Bonds as Unauthorized

FCA has added SCK Securities and Pure-Bonds to its warning list as financial fraud in the forex and trading industries remains a threat to consumers. SCK Securities is a broker and provide forex and CFD trading services. On the other hand, Pure Bond offers fixed-rate bond investment services.

Pure-Bonds

  • Address: 58 Stamford Street, South Bank, SE1 9PS
  • Website: www.pure-bonds.com

SCK Securities

  • Addresses: 1 Union Wynd, Aberdeen, AB10 1SL; The Silver Fin Building, 455 Union Street, Aberdeen, B11 6DB;7 Queens Gardens, Aberdeen, AB15 4YD; Citi Group Tower, 33 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, E14 5LB; Nexxus Building, Level 15&16, 41 Connaught Road, Central Hong Kong; 11th floor, International Plaza, 10 Anson Road, Singapore, 079903
  • Telephone: 01224676138; 01224676129; 85258032663; 0085258032663; 006531581673; 012244518916; 0041224676392
  • Email: accounts@scksecurities.com; compliance@scksecurities.com; legal@scksecurities.com; michael.turner@scksecurities.com; trading@scksecurities.com; info@scksecurities.com; hk@scksecurities.com
  • Website: www.scksecurities.com

The regulator said “those firm is not authorised by us and is targeting people in the UK. Based upon information we hold; we believe it is carrying on regulated activities which require authorisation.”

The FCA has also added some unregulated and clone companies to the warning list. The detail of the companies are as follows:

Bank of Ireland (Clone of FCA authorised firm)

  • Telephone: 0208 1269 432; 0208 1269 426;
  • Email: compliance@boiplc.com; info@boiplc.com

Fortis Investment Management (Clone of a previously EEA authorised firm)

  • Address: One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5AB
  • Telephone: 02034682344, 02036033868, 2033931863,
  • Email: admin@fortisinvestment.co.uk, adamlangley@fortisinvestment.co.uk, davidcalver@fortisinvestments.co.uk
  • Website: www.fortisinvestment.co.uk/

UK Bond Centre

  • Address: 160 Queen Victoria St, London, EC4V 4ED, UK
  • Website: UKbondcentre.com

Money Sense Market

  • Telephone: 02036339153
  • Email: info@moneysensemarket.com
  • Website: www.moneysensemarket.com

InterCryptos (clone of EMD Agent)

  • Address: A220 Westfield Ave, LDN, E20 1HR
  • Telephone: 0208 002 8759
  • Email: contact@intercryptos.net
  • Website: www.intercryptos.net

TRADING212 (clone of FCA authorised firm)

  • Email: info@thetrading212.com
  • Website: https://thetrading212.com/index.html

UK Lenders (clone of FCA authorised firm)

  • Telephone: +44 20 3287 2787, +44 20 8002 8763
  • Email: ukdirectlenders@gmail.com, teigan.susan.ward1234@gmail.com

TD Global Finance / TDG Finance (Clone of an EEA authorised firm)

  • Address: 24 Holborn Viaduct, City of London, EC1A 2BN
  • Telephone: 02039236001, 02039000609, 02030483331
  • Email: admin@tdglobalfinance.co.uk, info@tdglobalfinance.co.uk, admin@tdg-finance.co.uk
  • Website: www.tdglobalfinance.co.uk, www.tdg-finance.co.uk

Blackbird Financial Services / Blackbird FS (clone of EEA authorised firm)

  • Address: 1 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5AB
  • Telephone: 02080894774
  • Email: info@blackbirdfs.co.uk, stevenorris@blackbirdfs.co.uk, racheljones@blackbirdfs.co.uk
  • Website: www.blackbirdfs.co.uk

An increasing number of investors are falling victim to fraud. Last week, FCA also added several financial companies to its warning list, including Blackstone 500 and Bronze FX, as it increases efforts to ensure consumer safety. FCA also concluded, “We strongly advise you to only deal with financial firms that are authorised by us and check the Financial Services Register to ensure they are. Moreover, it has information on firms and individuals that are, or have been, regulated by us.”

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