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News: Unauthorised use of ESMA’s identity and logo by a named individual

12 April 2018 | ESMA Feed
 

Unauthorised use of ESMA’s identity and logo by a named individual

Thursday 12 April 2018 17:58

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has been informed that an individual operating under the name “Edward Stewart” has used ESMA’s identity and logo. This individual is presenting himself as an employee of ESMA conducting investigations in order to steal personal data and convince the potential victims to transfer money.

The individual presents himself as an investigator:

EXAMPLE: “My name is Edward Stewart, the one you spoke to yesterday over the phone. This is about the in depth investigation that we are conducting. Our investigation started off 2 Years and 3 Months ago…”

He asks for...