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 reference number’ (FRN) we have given the authorised firm or other details.
Fraudsters are using or giving out the following details as part of their tactics to scam people in the UK:
Capital Financial Management (clone of FCA authorised firm)
Fake Address UK: Capital House 28 Lodge Road BT52 1NB Coleraine, GB
Fake Address Russia: 115054 Moscow, Valovaya St., 35 (BC Wall Street, building B, 5th floor)
Fake names used: Capital Financial Management, Capital Trust Financial Management
Telephone: +44 (14) 5380-75-02; +7 (499) 753-75-89; +7 (495) 987-40-89
Email: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
Website: c-f-m.info; www.capital-financial-management.ltd
Be aware that scammers may give out other false details or mix these with some correct details of the registered firm. They may change contact details over time to new email addresses, telephone numbers or physical addresses.
Do not FALL for this scam. If you have any more details about this scam please contact us or email us directly.
ORIGINAL AND AUTHORIZED COMPANY NAME, ADDRESS AND DOMAIN (this is the AUTHORIZED COMPANY that is cloned):
Capital Trust Financial Management, Capital House, 28 Lodge Road, Coleraine, County Londonderry, BT52 1NB, capitaltrust.co.uk