Cyprus’s financial industry watchdog, Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC), issued a warning on the 22nd November 2022 against individuals claiming to work for the regulator. The fraudsters are using the following fake websites:
According to a statement released by the CySEC, the scammers had tried to possess some personal data regarding members of the public that he or she is targeting.
“Investors should be particularly vigilant of imposters soliciting fees in exchange for settlement of bogus compensation claims,” the CySEC commented in a press release.
“As a regulatory authority, CySEC has no authority or jurisdiction to collect fees for any purpose from individual investors, nor does it have authority to appoint anyone to do so on its behalf.”
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