CySEC is the financial supervisory authority of the Republic of Cyprus and a sort of gatekeeper for the EU financial markets. Cyprus has developed into the single most important gateway to EU financial markets for non-EU citizens and organizations. The Israeli financial scene in particular makes intensive use of this gateway. But also Russian individuals and companies enter the EU financial markets via Cyprus. The CySEC is controversial within the EU regulators because of its "relaxed" approach.
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.