Wheaton Capital Limited (clone of FCA authorised firm)
The Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) of the United Kingdom would like to alert all recipients that:
Boiler Room Name: Wheaton Capital Limited (clone of FCA authorised firm)
Address: Two International Finance Centre, 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong
Time Plaza, 430 Minchuan East Road, Zhongshan, Taipei, Taiwan
Matunouchi Kitaguchi Building, 1-6-5, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, 100-0005, Japan
Shartex Plaza, 88 Zun Yi Road South, Hongqiao, Puxi, Shanghai, China
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Telephone: +852 6878 9037, +852 5456 3948, +852 3014 7685
is NOT authorised under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (“FSMA”) to carry on a regulated activity in the United Kingdom. Regulated activities include, amongst other things, advising on investments and dealing and arranging deals in investments ("investments" include stocks and shares).
The FCA believes that this organisation may be targeting UK customers. Therefore, we have added this firm to our list of unauthorised firms and individuals list. This list can be found at: http://www.fca.org.uk/consumers/protect-yourself/unauthorised-firms/unauthorised-firms-to-avoid
This entity is cloning the name and address of a FCA authorised firm. The following FCA authorised firm has no association whatsoever with the organisation discussed above identifying itself as Wheaton Capital Limited:
Name: Wheaton Capital Limited
Firm reference number: 685278
Address: 568A Finchley Road, London, N11 7RX
Tel: 07894215506 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any further questions on this matter please email our Consumer Contact Centre at email@example.com, or alternatively by telephone on 0800 111 6768. Overseas callers can contact us on (+44) 20 7066 1000.
Warning from the Securities and Futures Commission, Hong Kong
Name: Wheaton Capital
Type: Unlicensed entities
Address(es): (i) Two International Financial Centre, 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong
(ii) Time Plaza, 430 Minchuan East Road, Zhongshan, Taipei, Taiwan
(iii) Marunouchi Kitaguchi Building, 1-6-5 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, 100-0005, Japan
(iv) Shartex Plaza, 88 Zun Yi Road South, Hongqiao, Puxi, Shanghai, China
Remarks: The company’s Hong Kong address is incomplete.
Add date: 9 Aug 2016
Note: Unlicensed entities often use names similar to legitimate companies to confuse investors.