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US regulator FINRA warns against fake domain website



The US Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) warned members of a new imposter website www.finnra.org. The website has an extra “n” in the spelling of “finra”.

There is a portion of the website containing a link to a fake registration site and a fake registration form.

The US regulator suspects that bad actors could leverage the domain to send fake emails and use in them imbedded phishing links or attachments containing malware.

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The “finnra.org” domain is not connected to FINRA. Firms should delete all emails originating from this domain name.

The US watchdog has already requested that the Internet domain registrar take down “finnra.org”.

FINRA reminds firm to check the legitimacy of any suspicious email before to responding to it, opening any attachments or clicking on any embedded links.


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