Unregulated company posing as AXA Isle of Man
The FCA has issued a warning against dealing with a company calling itself AXA Isle of Man.
The company is using the name of authorised firm AXA Group, but has no association whatsoever with the insurer.
AXA Isle of Man has a Chinese phone number and the website www.fxaxa.co.uk, and is not authorised to carry out regulated activity in the UK. Email addresses the copy-cat firm has used include email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.
“If you are an investor, you should be aware that the Financial Ombudsman Service and the Financial Services Compensation Scheme are not available if you deal with an unauthorised company or individual,” the FCA said in a statement.
The website of the real AXA Isle of Man is www.axa-iom.co.im.