14 July, AtoZForex.com, Limassol – FCA has busted another fraudster, like the unmasking of a ALTR Fund clone, the FCA has again uncovered the activities of another clone firm, which is purported to be legit by falsely using the details of a genuine, authorised firm.
Such firms usually use a tactic of contacting people out of the blue, thus, you should be especially wary if you have been cold called. They may use the name of the genuine firm and the firm reference number (FRN).
Fraudsters are using or giving out the following details as part of their tactics to scam people in the UK:
Augustine FX (clone of FCA authorised firm)~
Address: 5th Floor, Minories House, 2-5 Minories, London, EC3N 1BJ (clone of registered firm address)
The Augustine FX clone firm has no connection with the address stated, which is the registered address of the FCA authorised firm. Nevertheless, the scammers might have been given false details or mix these with some correct details of the authorised firm.
FCA authorised firm details
Augustine is an independent, fee based, Financial Planning business, authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. They provide a cost effective and efficient solutions tailored to meet the complex financial planning. Augustine is authorised to offer, promote or sell services or product in the UK and its correct details are:
Firm name: Augustine Limited
Firm reference number: 118061
Address: 5th Floor, Minories House, 2-5 Minories, London, EC3N 1BJ
Phone: 44 020 7702 4343
Fax: 44 020 7702 4520