Scam FCA email targets brokers

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Compliance organisation RWA warned clients of a compliance survey email claiming to be from the regulator.

Brokers have been warned that an email, purportedly from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), is a scam.

Compliance business RWA wrote to its broker clients stating: “It has been brought to our attention that several of our clients have received emails purportedly from the FCA asking them to complete a compliance questionnaire by 28 May 2020. 

“The FCA has confirmed that this email is a scam. Please do not click on the link provided and do not give out any personal or firm details.”

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