Life is not
easy when you are one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges by volume and
number of clients. On the one hand, you deal with regulators in different parts
of the world, and on the other, with scammers who try to impersonate your
brand. Coinbase is well aware of this and has again fallen victim to a clone
company with the catchy name Coinbaseie.
The UK financial regulator FCA recently warned British investors and savers against
the activities of people who cold call consumers and send them emails from the Coinbaseie.com
domain, posing as representatives of the popular cryptocurrency exchange
conversation, they encourage setting up a trading account, referring to
Coinbase’s regulations and reputation. However, as the FCA warns, they have no
affiliation with the real exchange , and sending them any money may involve a
serious risk of losing it.
numbers that FCA drew attention to: +447766855941, +35351571608, +447766855941,
+35351571616, +31637827703. The regulator also advises caution with emails from
email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.
the names of fully registered entities is a popular strategy among scammers.
The names Coinbase and Coinbaseie differ by only two…