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21 Jul 2014, 12:07 pm

DFSA Impersonation: Misuse of DFSA's Name

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) alerts the financial services community and members of the public to misuse of the DFSA's name. It has come to the DFSA's attention that a fraudulent email purporting to be from the DFSA has been sent to a number of firms both inside and outside the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).  The false email: A copy of the false email can be viewed hereThe DFSA informs you that: The DFSA has a page on its website dedicated to Alerts in relation to scams, including scams which misuse the name of the DFSA and/or the DIFC.  All Alerts issued by the DFSA may be accessed by going to:  Your-Resources/dfsa-alertsThe 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: HowToAvoidBeingScammedIf you have any concerns about the authenticity of any DIFC Authority or DFSA correspondence or documents, you should direct your concerns to the DIFC Authority on Tel: +971 4 362 2222 and to the DFSA via the DFSA Complaints function on www.dfsa.ae.

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