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Hello, my name is XXXXX XXXXX it is my pleasure to assist you with your question today. Please let me know what is your involvement with them?
I am just about to go offline as will be travelling home but I will see your response this evening and reply with my findings later today. thank you for your patience in advance
They perport to be acting on behalf of an undisclosed client buying shares that I own in a UK world wide company.
Thank you for your patience. This is a scam. It is better known as 'boiler room' fraud and usually involves the sale or transfer of company shares.
The ways in such scams operate are as follows:
The broker is unlikely to be a real and legitimately registered company. They are also commonly working from professionally looking websites, which have been created very recently. This is because they would have only been created for the purpose of the scam and would not last long before being taken down by the authorities.
I have actually been asked to examine this company in the past and did not find anything about the to suggest they were legitimate. They claimed to operate from New York yet they are not registered with the Secretary of State there. They had a website, which now appears to be down, which was registered anonymously and did not link to any legitimate company.
I would certainly not recommend that you deal with them in any way or enter into any financial transactions with them.
Please let me know if you need me to clarify anything or to discuss this with you any further?
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