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Authority Finance (clone) financial authorities warnings & registrations:warning FCA UK
Authority Finance (clone)
Warnings Published: 22/01/2016 Last updated: 25/01/2016
Fraudsters are using the details of firms registered to carry out financial services activities to try to convince people that they work for a genuine, registered firm. Find out more about this ‘clone firm’.
Almost all firms and individuals carrying out financial services activities in the UK have to be registered or authorised by us. This firm is not registered by us but has been targeting people in the UK, purporting to be an authorised firm.
This is what we call a ‘clone firm’; and fraudsters usually use this tactic when contacting people out of the blue, so you should be especially wary if you have been cold called. They may use the name of the genuine firm, the firm’s address, or other details.
Read more about this scam tactic and how to protect yourself from clone firms.
Clone firm details
Fraudsters are using or giving out the following details as part of their tactics to scam people in the UK:
Authority Finance (clone of FCA authorised firm)
Tel: 0203 769 4402, 0151 258 6452, 0151 528 2867, 0207 193 2884, 0151 528 6912, 0203 813 6190, 0151 528 2725
E-mail: [email protected]
Be aware that the scammers may give out other false details or mix these with some correct details of the registered firm.
FCA authorised firm details
This FCA authorised firm that fraudsters are claiming to work for has no association with the ‘clone firm’. It is registered to provide financial services in the UK and its correct details are:
Firm Name: Gopher Money Limited
Interim Permission no: 549562
Address: Atria, Spa Road, Bolton, BL1 4AG
Tel: 08000 305205
Current Trading Names: