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. 16 February 2024

    Riseup Trade – Suspected scam

    The FMA considers Forex a derivative. Entities offering derivative services in New Zealand are required to hold a derivatives issuer licence. Riseup Trade does not hold this type of licence, nor is it registered on the Financial Service Providers Register.
  2. 2 February 2024

    Forbes Capital Partners – Suspected scam

    Investor warning: We received a complaint that representatives of FCP had befriended a NZ resident on social media and encouraged him to invest money. When he attempted to withdraw his money, FCP withheld the funds and told him to pay an advance fee.
  3. 2 February 2024

    Axon Holdings – Imposter website

    Investor warning: is falsely using the details of the registered New Zealand company Axon Holdings Limited using its name, address, and New Zealand Companies Office details.
  4. 30 January 2024

    Recovery scam using name of UK Authority

    FMA warns New Zealand residents of scam by individuals claiming to represent the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and offering assistance to recover money lost in a previous scam.
  5. 26 January 2024

    Investing New Zealand - Comparison site harvesting investor details

    We are concerned that Investing New Zealand may be operating a scam. It operates a website claiming to compare term deposit rates which states it offers “deposit protection up to $100,000 NZD per investment”, however no such scheme is currently offered in New Zealand.