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  • UK FCA warns against broker scam ApcoFX operating with Estonian crypto entities

    The UK FCA has issued an investor warning against the scam broker ApcoFX (www.apcofx.com), allegedly based in Germany and London. The scam is being developed in cooperation with the Estonian crypto payment processors CryptoFactory OÜ and their crypto exchange Bitxtech (www.bitx-pay.com) and Zichain OÜ and their Rashbe (www.rashbe.com) Crypto Payment Platform. Both companies have one of the worthless Estonian FIU licenses.

     
  • FCA warns against PumaTS-Leverate scam RoyalStox with Praxis Cashier

    The UK regulator FCA has issued an investor warning against the scam broker RoyalStox (www.royalstox.com). This is operated by Marom Partners Limited on St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The scam is part of the Leverate and PumaTS network and connected to their Activ8 trading servers. It’s another full-blown scam from without any special features. The scam works with the payment processors Praxis Chashier and QubePay for crypto payments.

     
  • UK watchdog FCA warns against Fortrade clone FXTradePremium

    The FCA issued an investor warning against the scam broker FXTradePremium on 20 August 2020. According to the information on the website, the scam is operated in Minsk via the Fort Securities LLC registered in Belarus with registration number 193075810. This is actually one of the companies of the CySEC regulated investment company ForTrade Cyprus Ltd (CIF No 385/20).

     
  • Investor Warning – FCA warns against Bleaxmond and ForexGrowth broker scams

    The UK regulator FCA has warned against the Estonian broker scam Bleaxmond. Since the warning, the registration on the website (www.bleaxmond.com) is blocked. The illegal broker is operated by AlephLink Solutions Ltd OÜ, which is registered in Estonia. Efthymios Marangos and Karmo Neider are registered as directors.

     
  • R.I.P. Rodeler and 24option – Final Settlement with CySEC

    FinTelegram already reported in detail a few weeks ago about the voluntary renouncement of its CySEC CIF license 207/13 and thus the withdrawal of the Cypriot Rodeler Ltd and its forex broker brand 24option. The pioneer among the EU forex brokers had paid tribute to the problems with the market situation and the regulators and voluntarily withdrew the CySEC license.

     
  • Investor Warning: CPT Markets scam broker clone related to an FCA regulated entity

    In the last few days, we have received information from whistleblowers that a scam broker with the CPT Markets brand under the domain www.cptmarkets.com has been acting as an allegedly regulated broker for months. In fact, this CPT Markets with this specific domain is a scam that appears as a clone of the actual FCA regulated CPT Markets. The "real" regulated broker, regulated by the FCA with the reference number 606110 uses the approved domain www.cptmarkets.co.uk and is operated by CPT Markets UK Limited.

     
  • Investor Warning: CPT Markets scam broker clone related to an FCA regulated entity

    In the last few days, we have received information from whistleblowers that a scam broker with the CPT Markets brand under the domain www.cptmarkets.com has been acting as an allegedly regulated broker for months. In fact, this CPT Markets with this specific domain is a scam that appears as a clone of the actual FCA regulated CPT Markets. The "real" regulated broker, regulated by the FCA with the reference number 606110 uses the approved domain www.cptmarkets.co.uk and is operated by CPT Markets UK Limited. In fact, however, it looks as if the two brokers are connected.

     
  • Broker scams LincolnFX, ZurixCorp, and its payment processors

    The UK watchdog FCA and the Spanish regulator CNMV issued investor warnings against the scam broker LincolnFX operated by Lincolnfx.capital Ltd. It's still online on August 5, 2020. The FinTelegram Research team has received documents from some of the scam's victims and thus has taken a closer look. Consequently, facilitating payment processors like Plus Exchange or Titan Payments as well as interesting connections have been identified.

     
  • Investor Warning – FairBit broker scam, Praxis Cashier, and Estonian cypro payment processors

    The UK regulator FCA issued an investor warning against the Forex broker Scam FairBit (www.fairbit.com) on August 4, 2020. The scam is officially operated by Gama Solutions Ltd. registered in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The Scam lures with a super great Fair-Bit Trade engine that would generate large profits for the victims. Praxis Cashier is the payment processor, again.

     
  • Investor Warning – FairBit broker scam, Praxis Cashier, and Estonian cypro payment processors

    The UK regulator FCA issued an investor warning against the Forex broker Scam FairBit (www.fairbit.com) on August 4, 2020. The scam is officially operated by Gama Solutions Ltd. registered in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The Scam lures with a super great Fair-Bit Trade engine that would generate large profits for the victims. Praxis Cashier is the payment processor, again.