Consob is currently the only financial market regulator known to us that has the legal authority to order internet providers to black-out of illegal financial sites. Including the five new black-out orders, Consob has already blocked 335 websites for the Italian market. Almost all blocked sites offer illegal broker services.
The Austrian Financial Market Authority has issued a number of investor warnings in recent days. Among them are again scam customers of the notorious Cypriot payment processor Praxis Cashier System Ltd (d/b/a Praxis Cashier and Praxis Pay) of Amit Klatchko. Specifically, the FMA warns against the broker scams Tradixa, GFXRoyal (GFX Finance), HBC Market (HBC Markets), and BSB Global.