The Financial Conduct Authority is warning investors and their wealth managers about the 'cloning' of the identity of a reputable continental wealth firm by fraudsters in the UK.
The Belgian wealth management firm in question is Dirk Vandebeek. It is authorised to offer, promote or sell services or products in the UK. The reference number that the FCA has given it is 620091 and its address is Diestsesteenweg(LIN) 114 Lubbeek, 3210, Belgium.
The false firm's details, according to the FCA, give the address as 280 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EE, the telephone number as 0208 089 7180, the email as firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com and the website address as www.vandebeekwm.co.uk.