Tag: Banc de Binary

CySEC issues another impersonators scam warning
November 17, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

CySEC warns against more impersonators trying to scam money from investors

Cyprus financial regulator CySEC has issued another warning against impersonators trying to use CySEC credentials in order to scam money from traders and investors. We had reported on previous such warnings on several occasions. Most recently in October, CySEC reported that it became aware of an unknown company based in the Caribbean which was presenting itself as…

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November 14, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

Binary Options industry association EUBOA holds meeting #3: no virtual bonuses, same-day withdrawals, and more

LeapRate Exclusive... LeapRate has learned that the new binary options industry association EUBOA held its third board meeting last week, this time in Israel. The first two EUBOA meetings, exclusively reported by LeapRate, took place in Cyprus. The EUBOA founders - which include some of the leading regulated binary options brokers and platform providers -…

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October 18, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

Banc de Binary license revoked by Belize regulator IFSC

Belize financial regulator IFSC (International Financial Services Commission) has announced that BDB Services (Belize) Limited, the Belize subsidiary of binary options broker Banc de Binary, is no longer licensed by the IFSC due to non-compliance to some conditions, without giving further details. The IFSC put out the following warning notice on the matter, which can also be…

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September 19, 2016 BY Mike Fox

Southampton FC backs out of Banc de Binary sponsorship

As pressure mounts on unregulated and improperly regulated binary options firms from well documented public outcry, we learned over the weekend that Premier League squad Southampton FC has backed out of a recently signed marketing deal with binary broker Banc de Binary. Banc de Binary in the past has been fined upwards of $11m from…

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March 09, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

SEC impersonators scam fees from ex Banc de Binary clients due an $11 million settlement

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) today confirmed LeapRate's earlier report (from February 26) that it had reached an $11 million settlement with unregistered binary options broker Banc de Binary. However the SEC noted that some impersonators claiming to be affiliated with the SEC or other government agencies have recently been contacting harmed investors…

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February 26, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

Banc de Binary reaches $11 million settlement with US authorities: WSJ

The Wall Street Journal has reported that binary options broker Banc de Binary has agreed to an $11 million settlement with U.S. authorities, following allegations that Banc de Binary illegally signed up U.S. investors to its binary options trading platform. The CySEC-regulated company, which also has operations in Israel and the Seychelles, reached the agreement after being…

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