Page last updated: 03 May 2024

Warnings and alerts

This list of warnings and alerts on this page contains the names of businesses or individuals you should be wary of if you are planning to invest. The list is not exhaustive and there is no guarantee that the business or individual listed has not changed their name.

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  1. 12 July 2024

    Fake FMA licence certificates

    We have received a large number of reports about fake FMA licence certificates being used to try and convince people to invest money with phony investment brokers.
    • Suspected scam

    10 July 2024

    Bayleys Investment Ltd - Suspected scam

    We recommend caution when dealing with Bayleys Investment Limited and their website We suspect this website is operating an investment scam.
    • Suspected scam

    5 July 2024 - Suspected scam

    FMA has reason to believe that the website is being used to conduct an investment scam.
    • Imposter website

    4 July 2024

    CFX Finance - Imposter websites, suspected scam

    We are aware of an investor who has sent money to and is now unable to withdraw funds. We are concerned that and its associated websites (listed below) are operating a scam and recommend caution when dealing with them.
    • Imposter website

    18 June 2024

    Xcel Trader - Imposter website, withholding funds

    Xcel Trader is offering managed investment plans with unrealistic returns. It is not registered on the Financial Service Providers Register, which is required for entities offering financial products and services in New Zealand
    • Suspected scam

    11 June 2024

    Investor warning: Investment LTD Investment LTD has rebranded as Reliant Assets. We are aware their clients have been asked to use their new website domain: We believe Wisefex is operating a scam through the website and their representatives or associates.
    • Imposter website

    23 May 2024

    Trustpodia – Imposter website

    Trustpodia is displaying a Certificate of Incorporation document on its website using the details of the registered New Zealand company Trust Company (C&S Trust) Limited, which has confirmed no association with Trustpodia.