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The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has put out details of the cloned firm Instant Pound.
Fraudsters are using the details of firms, authorised by the FCA, to try to convince people that they work for a genuine, authorised firm.
Fraudsters are using or giving out the following details as part of their tactics to scam people in the UK:
Instant Pound (clone of FCA authorised firm)
25 Ashwin Street, London, N1 5AZ
Hyde Park House, Cartwright Street, Cheshire, England, SK14 4EH
1 Victoria square, Hill Street, Birmingham, B1 1BD
Telephone: 0203 807 3622; 0203 129 2506; 0203 129 6153; 020 3198 8089; 0121 318 6808; 0121 284 0923; 01905570635; 0161 354 7117
Email: [email protected]
Be aware that the scammers may give out other false details or mix these with some correct details of the registered firm.
To see the official FCA warning, click here.