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24 Jul 2011, 12:07 pm

Dubai Investment Financial Capital UAE Falsely Claims to be Regulated by the DFSA

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) alerts the community to false, misleading and deceptive statements made on the following website - http://www.difcuae.org/The website states that “Dubai Investment Financial Capital UAE” is regulated by the DFSA.This statement is incorrect. Dubai Investment Financial Capital is not regulated by the DFSA, and is not affiliated with the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), despite the use of the initials “DIFC” on the website.It is a contravention of DFSA Law and Rules for a person to represent that they are regulated by the DFSA, when they are not. The DFSA strongly advises you not to deal with the Firm or persons connected with the website.The DFSA has recently issued warnings and guidance in regard to the common types of scams perpetrated on consumers.  For more information on these scams, please go to:HowToAvoidBeingScammed  If you have any concerns about the authenticity of a Firm’s regulatory status you should direct your concerns to the DFSA Complaints function by accessing the complaints portal on the DFSA website or by calling the DFSA on tel +971 4 362 1 576.Please be aware that Dubai International Capital LLC is concerned that the website, subject of this DFSA Alert (www.difcuae.org), contains information taken from its own website (www.dubaiic.com) on an unauthorised basis. Please refer to the following alert made by Dubai International Capital LLC in relation to this issue -http://www.dubaiic.com/en/dic-alerts/alert-on-email-scams-using-dic.html.

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