Jamie Phillip Azzopardy
This notice is issued by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority (“the Authority”) in accordance with the powers conferred upon it under Section 30 of the Financial Services Act 2008.
Jamie Phillip Azzopardy
The Authority has recently become aware of correspondence, received by an individual, offering investment opportunities and requesting upfront payments.
One document purports to be authored by an individual named Jamie Phillip Azzopardy claiming to be an investment manager and trader of Forex, Stocks and Crypto Investment and him being linked to an entity called Pardi FX. There is also the claim that the author is located at the address, 31 James Street, Douglas, Isle of Man.
The aforementioned document uses a full page watermark depicting the Authority’s corporate logo in an apparent attempt to give the document some legitimacy. This is an unauthorised use of the Authority’s logo and name.
The Authority wishes to draw attention to the following observations:
The Authority has failed to establish any association between the individual Jamie Phillip Azzpoardy and any genuine Isle of Man companies or businesses.
The address 31 James Street, Douglas does not exist in the Isle of Man.
There is no company incorporated in the Isle of Man under the name of Pardi FX and 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.
Pardi FX 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 detailed by the individual Jamie Phillip Azzopardy purportedly representing Pardi FX, 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 by the name of Pardi FX. 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 had dealings with Jamie Phillip Azzorpardy and/or Pardi FX 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 individual Jamie Phillip Azzorpardy or the entity Pardi FX 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for advice.
Authority Reference: NR/02/2020