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. 26 January 2024

    Altera Global Limited – Suspected scam

    FMA have received a report that Altera Global representatives have been targeting individuals on social media, trying to convince them to invest funds. This is a common online scam tactic.
  2. 26 January 2024

    FX Fortune Bitmart – Imposter website, duplicate websites

    FMA has received a complaint that FX Fortune Bitmart is withholding client funds and requesting advance fees to have them released. They are offering financial services are not a registered Financial Service Provider.
  3. 18 January 2024

    Bank of America – Fake term deposits and bonds

    A scam offering fake term deposits and bonds using the name of Bank of America (Australia) is targeting New Zealanders. Scammers are sending out highly professional looking product disclosure statements which feature the Bank of America’s name, address, logo and registration details.
  4. 12 January 2024

    BlockFusion Ventures – Suspected scam

    The FMA recommends caution when dealing with BlockFusion Ventures and its website blockfusionventures.com. We are aware of a New Zealand resident being unable to recover money invested through its representative and website.
  5. 21 December 2023

    Trust Dillon – Imposter website

    We recommend caution when dealing with Trust Dillon Limited. Its website is falsely using the details of the registered New Zealand company Trust Dillon Limited (registration 5970107) by using its name and company information.
  6. 18 December 2023

    Laxco Group – Suspected scam

    We recommend caution when dealing with Laxco Group and its website www.laxco-group.com. The Laxco Group website claims it is a regulated financial service provider in New Zealand, however it is not a listed on the Companies Register or the Financial Service Providers Register.
  7. 14 December 2023

    Allied Holding Global – Imposter website

    The FMA recommends caution when dealing with Allied Holding Global. We are aware of an investor being unable to recover money invested through its website alliedholdinglobal.com.
  8. 13 December 2023

    Ocean Trade

    The FMA recommends caution when dealing with Ocean Trade and its twelve duplicate websites.
  9. 13 December 2023

    Cato Asset Management – Imposter website

    We recommend caution when dealing with CatoAssetManagement.com. This website is falsely using the details of the registered New Zealand company Cato Asset Management Limited.
  10. 12 December 2023

    Bank of China – Fake term deposits

    A scam offering fake term deposits using the name of Bank of China (New Zealand) is targeting New Zealanders. Scammers are sending out highly professional-looking product disclosure statements featuring Bank of China’s name, logo, address and registration details.