RBC Wealth Management is aware that fraudsters are using the details of our authorized firms to try to convince people that they work for a genuine, authorized firm.
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 UK Financial Conduct Authority's 'firm reference number' (FRN) given to the authorized firm or other details.
You can find out more about this scam tactic and how to protect yourself from clone firms.
Fraudsters are using or giving out the following details as part of their tactics to scam people in the UK:
RBC Wealth Management / Royal Bank of Canada Wealth Management
(Clone of trading style of UK FCA Authorised and affiliated Genuine Firms)
Riverbank House, 2 Swan Lane, London,
EC4R 3BF (Clone of Genuine Firms’ address)
+346 602 652 636, +60 1249 152,
+639 157 015 825, +66 878 877 579,
07541698665, 07512861744, 02074891188
Be aware that the scammers may give out other false details or mix these with some correct details of the authorized firm.
For full details and to link to the FCA's website please click here: http://www.fca.org.uk/news/warnings/rbc-wealth-management-clone
RBC Wealth Management in the United Kingdom is aware of individuals using the names "Daniel Macintosh", "James S Banks" and "Sue Nami" who are approaching members of the public in the United Kingdom, claiming to represent RBC Wealth Management.
Members of the public are being solicited to make investments by the individuals concerned and remit monies to Cyprus, Estonia or other countries.
RBC Wealth Management would like to warn members of the public that "Daniel Macintosh", "James S Banks" and "Sue Nami" are not employed in any capacity by RBC Wealth Management.
If you are in any doubt as to whether an approach made to you is a genuine approach on behalf of RBC Wealth Management, please contact us.
If you have been approached by the individuals named above, RBC Wealth Management would strongly recommend that you take steps to report the matter to the police.
Please visit the following website to seek guidance on how to protect yourself from investment scams:
Investment and insurance products offered through RBC Wealth Management are not insured by the FDIC or any other federal government agency, are not deposits or other obligations of, or guaranteed by, a bank or any bank affiliate, and are subject to investment risks, including possible loss of the principal amount invested.