Fraudulent activity

The ways in which fraudsters are attempting to get access to people’s information and accounts is evolving constantly. We take the threat of fraud seriously and have policies and procedures in place to protect our clients and investors.

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We ask you - as clients, investors and business partners - to remain vigilant to the risk of fraud and fraudulent communications to help us in the global fight against fraud.

We will not contact you directly via social media such as Facebook, Instagram or LinkedIn.

We urge you in particular to stay alert to the dangers of investment fraud, even if documents or websites refer to genuine products and appear legitimate. Any potential investors should exercise extreme caution. We will take no responsibility for any potential losses you may incur.

We can confirm that any address like the following are not our email address:

  • lastname@fixedincome-We[.]co[.]uk
  • info@smithandwilliamsonltd[.]co[.]uk
  • info@capitalncl[.]com
  • smithswilliamson[.]com
  • smithandwilliamsonline[.]com
  • capitalncl[.]com
  • surname@tilney[.]pw

We are also aware that fraudsters may be using the following website or domain(s) to try and defraud the public. We confirm the following domains are not ours and that emails received from any addresses using these domains are not from us.

  • fixedincome-We[.]co[.]uk
  • https://who.is/whois/fixedincome-We[.]co[.]uk
  • http://ww1.myWe.co.uk/

We are aware that members of the public are approached by individuals pretending to be employees or representatives of one our companies, or even impersonating some of our employees, with capital gain tax calculation invoices on cryptocurrency gains, “in accordance with AML/KYC Act 2022”.  These invoices are signed by individuals typically posing as “Ami Jack” and/or “David Cobb”.

Usually once these invoices are received, another fraudulent firm, unrelated to us, contacts the persons who have received these invoices for payment collection. These firms are usually fraudulent and clones of other FCA regulated firms. They may provide altered/photoshopped screenshots of the firm’s FCA registration and authorised individuals acting on their behalf to convince that they are legitimate.

Please do not engage with the sender if you receive such invoices or any communications relating to cryptocurrencies tax calculations from us.  We will never send such invoices to members of the public or ask you for payment.

If you are in any doubt regarding the legitimacy of any communication purporting to be from us please refer to the information provided on this webpage in the first instance or contact the following email address: fraudreporting@evelyn.com  

Where appropriate, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and/or Action Fraud have been made aware of these issues.

Further information can also be found at https://www.fca.org.uk/consumers/protect-yourself-scams.

If you have lost money as a result of a scam, or want more information on the current types of fraud that are being perpetrated, you should contact Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040 or visit www.actionfraud.police.uk