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The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has put out details of the cloned firm Merit Loans.
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:
Merit Loans (clone of FCA authorised firm)
Address: 207 Regent Street, London, W1B 3HH
Telephone: 0203 769 7049
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
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.