Skyo Microfinance Bank Limited

scamFRAUDalert see it appropriate to issue this ALERT as the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) has issued an alert. We believe this  site operator has also been reported on Ripoffreport.com

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) alerts the financial services community and the public about a fraudulent scam promoted by “Skyo Microfinance Bank Limited” which offers easy loan approvals in return for a fee to be transferred to them.

Skyo Microfinance Bank Limited:
• Asks individuals to transfer a fee to finance an insurance policy against the loan in addition to the administrative fees.
• Displays a false Certificate of Incorporation purportedly issued by the DFSA.

A copy of the false Certificate of Incorporation can be viewed here.

The DFSA advises the public that it does not issue Certificates of Incorporation of any kind to any company, firm or individual. The Certificate which is used by Skyo Microfinance Bank Limited is false.

The DFSA strongly advises prospective individuals not to respond to Skyo Microfinance Bank Limited or any other person or company representing the firm.

The DFSA also warns against sending money to Skyo Microfinance Bank Limited.

The DFSA has a page on its website dedicated to informing the public about scams, including scams which misuse the name of the DFSA and/or the DIFC.  All Alerts issued by the DFSA may be accessed by going to ALERTS 

The DFSA has also issued warnings and guidance about the common types of scams perpetrated on consumers. For more information on these scams please go to HOW TO AVOID BEING SCAMMED

If you have any concerns about the authenticity of any DIFC Authority or DFSA correspondence or documents, you should direct your concerns to the DIFC Authority on Tel: +971 4 362 2222 and to the DFSA via the DFSA Complaints function on COMPLAINTS

Cartwright & Brown Wealth Advisory

scamFRAUDalert see it appropriate to issue this ALERT as both Dubai Financial Servicesshutterstock_344117816-1 Authority (DFSA) and the Financial Conduct Authority of the United Kingdom (UK) have issued alerts.

We reviewed the website and observed the address previously listed has since been removed.
Address: Office 2001 Level 20, South Tower, Emirates Financial Towers, Dubai International Financial Centre, 9637, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: 02033188043, 020351488
Website: http://www.cartwrightandbrown.com

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Hershel Escrow.Hershel Escrow’s Website

The The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) ALERT the financial services shutterstock_344117816-1community and members of the public to false claims made by Hershel Escrow.Hershel Escrow’s website (https://hershelescrow.com/) includes the following false statements:
• its office is located in the DIFC; and
• all escrows (client assets placed in custody or trust until specified conditions are met) are deposited in a “DFSA-insured bank”.

Hershel Escrow is not and has never been authorised by the DFSA. Additionally, Hershel Escrow is not located within the DIFC jurisdiction. Further, the DFSA does not “insure” any person, including any bank.

Click Here to see the latest update.

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The DFSA Website Team.

CONTACT
Level 13, West Wing, The Gate, DIFC
Via telephone: +971 (0)4 362 1500 | Via fax: +971 (0)4 362 0801

Cyprus SEC Impersonated

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) warns the financial services shutterstock_344117816-1community and members of the public of a scam in which the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) and its officers have been impersonated.

The scammers solicit investors for fees in exchange for settlement of fraudulent compensation claims related to the business activities of a number of firms under CySEC’s supervision.

Click Here to see the latest update.

Click Here if you no longer wish to receive updates from the DFSA.

The DFSA Website Team.

CONTACT
Level 13, West Wing, The Gate, DIFC
Via telephone: +971 (0)4 362 1500 | Via fax: +971 (0)4 362 0801