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17 Jul 2017, 09:07 am | Unauthorised firm

David Harding and Harding Capital Group Falsely Claim to be Registered in the DIFC

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) alerts the financial services community and members of the public to false claims made by Mr David Harding and Harding Capital Group.

Mr Harding claims to be the Managing Director of Harding Capital Group. A document issued by the Harding Capital Group contains the following signature block, click here to view.

The DFSA believes that Mr Harding may reside in the UAE, and may be offering financial and investment services through Harding Capital Group.

The DFSA informs you that Harding Capital Group:
• does not have, and has never had, offices in the DIFC; and
• is not, and has never been, licensed by the DFSA.

The DFSA strongly advises that you do not communicate with Mr Harding, or anyone from the Harding Capital Group, and under no circumstances should you send any money to him or to the Harding Capital Group.

The DFSA has a page on its website dedicated to alerts which it has issued about scams. All alerts issued by the DFSA may be accessed by going to: ALERTS

The DFSA has also issued warnings and guidance about the common types of scams perpetrated on consumers. For more information on these scams, please go to: HOW TO AVOID BEING SCAMMED

The DFSA encourages consumers to refer to the list of regulated Firms and Authorised Individuals licensed by the DFSA that is available on the DFSA's PUBLIC REGISTER

If you have any concerns about the authenticity of any correspondence or documents that purport to be issued by the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), DFSA or a DFSA regulated Firm, you should direct your concerns to the DIFC on Tel:+971 4 362 2222 and to the DFSA via the DFSA Complaints function on: COMPLAINTS

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