Fake FCA emails

We are aware that fraudsters are sending emails that appear to be from an FCA email address or refer to the FCA in the email subject.

You should delete suspicious emails without opening them.

If you aren’t sure about an email that appears to be from the FCA you can contact us.

Fake emails reported to us

We have been contacted about emails being sent from the following addresses:

  • fake emails sent from fca.updates@fca.org.uk with subject ‘FCA business update’ or ‘Blacklisted FX firms’ (9 May 2017)
  • fake emails sent from fcafees@fca.org.uk with subject ‘Overdue balance’ (9 May 2017)
  • fake emails sent from fca.updates@fca.org.uk (21 March 2017)
  • fake emails sent from webmaster@fca.org.uk (5 January 2017)
  • fake emails sent from press.office@fca.org.uk with subject ‘FCA Regulation 2017’ (16 December 2016)

More about fake FCA emails

Find out more about fake FCA emails, letters and phone calls and how to spot and avoid these scams.