Cloning of websites

21st December 2012

The Commission has noticed an increase in the incidents of genuine websites being cloned to support fraudsters in committing various types of scams. The offending sites have included clones of legitimate licensees and investment funds.

Licensees are encouraged to regularly check that their websites have not been cloned in such a fashion. If a cloned site is discovered, please contact the Commission's Intelligence Team on +44 1481 712706 and assistance will be provided.