The Association of Professional Compliance Consultants has alerted members to a suspected scam email purporting to come from the FCA.
Due to its content, this email appears very unlikely to have been sent by the regulator, and is in all probability a scam.
Do not be tempted to click on the links contained in the email or respond in any way.
The email reads as follows:
YOUR DUE DILIGENCE REQUEST IS NOW DUE
DUE DATE: 03 NOVEMBER 2020
REFRENCE NUMBER: [deleted]
In regards to the recent FCA directives with effect from 03 November 2020, you are required to complete the below compliance questionnaires.
What you need to do:
We require your reviews and answers the relevant questions and return no later than the 15 of November 2020.
Please reply to this email if you have any questions.
View Questionnaire Here [link removed]
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