Edge Point Financial Group
The Authority has recently become aware of a website www.edgepointfinancialgroup.com purporting to represent the business Edge Point Financial Group and claiming to operate from the address, 39 Hutchinson Square, Douglas, Isle of Man IM12 4HW. The website offers a wide range of financial products.
The Authority wishes to draw attention to the following observations:
The Authority has failed to establish any association between the company, Edge Point Financial Group and any genuine Isle of Man companies or businesses.
The current residents of the address 39 Hutchinson Square, Douglas, Isle of Man have no knowledge of, nor any connection to the entity Edge Point Financial Group.
There is no company incorporated in the Isle of Man under the name of Edge Point Financial Group, it is not registered in the Isle of Man as a company incorporated elsewhere having established a place of business on the Isle of Man.
Edge Point Financial Group is not a registered business name in the Isle of Man.
A search of all genuine companies incorporated, and business names registered in the Isle of Man can be conducted at https://services.gov.im/ded/services/companiesregistry/companysearch.iom
To offer the financial services listed on the website “edgepointfinancialgroup.com” in or from the Isle of Man would require a licence issued by the Authority. There is no licence holder in the Isle of Man named Edge Point Financial Group. A search of all entities licensed by the Authority can be found at:
Under the circumstances, the Authority is concerned that any person who has accessed the website “edgepointfinancialgroup.com” may potentially become the victim of Fraud or it may be an attempt at gaining personal data from the recipient in order to steal their identity.
General advice on how to avoid becoming a victim to identity theft and advanced fee frauds can be found on the Action Fraud website at http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/ID and http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/fraud-az-advance-fee-fraud respectively.
Any persons who are already involved in any dealings with the potentially fraudulent website “edgepointfinancialgroup.com” should consider notifying their local Police, bringing to their attention the contents of this notice.
Anyone with general concerns concerning any individual or company holding themselves out as conducting a regulated activity in or from the Isle of Man without the requisite licence should contact the Enforcement Division at the Authority on +44 1624 689311 or by e-mail to email@example.com for advice.
Authority Reference: NR/03/2019