Montrose Group (clone)

Fraudsters are using the details of firms we authorise to try to convince people that they work for a genuine, authorised firm. Find out more about this ‘clone firm’.

This is what we call a 'clone firm'; and fraudsters usually use this tactic when contacting people out of the blue, so you should be especially wary if you have been cold called. They may use the name of the genuine firm, the 'firm reference number' (FRN) we have given the authorised firm or other details.

You can find out more about this scam tactic and how to protect yourself from clone firms.

Clone firm details

Fraudsters are using or giving out the following details as part of their tactics to scam people in the UK:

Montrose Group

Address: Boulevard Royal 26, Grand Duche du, Luxembourg, 12449
Tel: 0203 318 3423, 00(35) 2208 80248
Fax: 0871 266 4511, 00(35) 2246 11170

Email: [email protected]
Website: www.montrose-group.com

Be aware that the scammers may give out other false details or mix these with some correct details of the authorised firm.

UK registered companies details

These UK registered companies that fraudsters are claiming to work for has no association with the ‘clone firm’. Their correct details are:

Company name: Montrose Fasteners Limited (trading as: The Montrose Group)
Companies House number: 02646431

Address:
Montrose House Lancaster Road, Cressex Business Park, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP12 3PY

Report a clone firm

If you think you have been approached by an unauthorised or clone firm, or contacted about a scam, you should contact our Consumer Helpline on 0800 111 6768. If you were offered, bought or sold shares, you can use our share fraud reporting form.

You can see more ways to report an unauthorised firm and find out what to do if you have been scammed.

What to do if your firm is cloned

If you think your authorised firm has been cloned or scammers are fraudulently using your name or other details, contact our Firm Helpline on 0300 500 0597.