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“We believe this firm has been providing financial services or products in the UK without our authorisation. Find out why to be especially wary of dealing with this unauthorised firm and how to protect yourself from scammers.” said FCA
If you want to conduct financial services in the UK or sell financial products, you need to be authorized by FCA and BITMEX has not yet obtained it.
“However, some firms act without our authorisation and some knowingly run investment scams.”
“This firm is not authorised by us and is targeting people in the UK. Based upon information we hold, we believe it is carrying on regulated activities which require authorisation.” said FCA
The FCA warns thoroughly and recommends that every citizen interested in such services should first check the Financial Services Register.
As part of the controllability of these companies, FCA has set up its own helpline at 0800 111 6768 where you can report companies that are not listed in register.