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Public warning on https://www.intetrader.com (Suspected clone of an authorised firm)

29 Jun 21

The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) is issuing a warning regarding the website https://www.intetrader.com and the entity therein referred to as Intetrader.

This website appears to be using the UK Firm Reference Number issued to Intertrader Limited (a genuine Gibraltar registered company) as well as using the UK branch office address of the genuine firm, that being City Tower, 40 Basinghall Street, London, EC2V 5DE. Intetrader appears to be a ‘clone company’, in that it is using details of the genuine firm (Intertrader Limited) as their own. This suspected clone company purports to offer Investments, Forex type trading and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) services.

The genuine firm (Intertrader Limited) makes it clear that neither https://www.intetrader.com nor any entity referred to on this website are in any way associated with the activities of Intertrader Limited, a company legally registered in Gibraltar. This suspected clone’s name (Intetrader) and website address closely resembles that of the genuine firm (Intertrader Limited), only differing by one letter, and so care should be taken not to confuse the two.

Companies and individuals carrying out financial service activities in Gibraltar have to be authorised by the GFSC. Neither https://www.intetrader.com nor the entity therein referred to as Intetrader are authorised by the GFSC, nor are any applications currently pending for authorisation. This suspected clone company may be targeting consumers.

You can find out more about how to avoid fraud and scams in our consumer guide here.

Clone company details

Name(s): Intetrader (clone of a Gibraltar-registered company)

Website: https://www.intetrader.com

Gibraltar-registered company details

Name: Intertrader Limited (Genuine Gibraltar-registered Company)

Website: https://www.intertrader.com (Genuine Gibraltar-registered Company Website)

Support Contact No.: +44 203 364 5189

Authorised under the Financial Services Act 2019; find the entry on the GFSC register here.

The Gibraltar-registered company has no association whatsoever with the ‘clone company or clone website’.

How to protect yourself

We strongly advise you to only deal with financial companies that are authorised by us, and check the GFSC Regulated Entities Register to ensure they are. The register has information on companies that are, or have been, regulated by us. If a company does not appear on the Register but claims it does, contact the GFSC Regulatory Investigations team on +350 200 40283  

Report a clone company

If you think you have been approached by an unauthorised or clone company, or contacted about a scam, please contact us.  

What to do if your company is cloned

If you think your authorised company has been cloned or scammers are fraudulently using your name or other details, contact the GFSC Regulatory Investigations team on +350 200 40283