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i have a fraud problem with my broker

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i have a fraud problem with my broker
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Alex Watts :

my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.

Alex Watts :

Could you please explain your situation a little more?

Customer:

i am a trader in binary option

Customer:

i made a transfer wire from bank to bank broker on 21/11/2014 now after making profit iasked fro withdrawal a week ago which should be done in 3 days i have no answer from them

Customer:

how you can help me

Customer:

Alex Watts :

How much was the transfer for?

Alex Watts :

Have you met your broker before?

Customer:

50 thousands

Customer:

by e mail webside and phone number

Customer:

now the amount is 750 k

Alex Watts :

Have you ever met this person before?

Alex Watts :

If not, where are they based?

Customer:

NO it was online

Alex Watts :

Do you know where he was based?

Customer:

i have the adress from web site

Customer:

Suite 305, Griffith Corporate Centre, P.O Box 1510, Beachmont, Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Alex Watts :

So not in the UK?

Customer:

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+***-***-****7

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+44-2036081335

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+1-***-***-****

Alex Watts :

To be clear you sent £50,000 to someone you had never met in another country, is that right?

Customer:

but they have offices there as they have a phone number and answering from uk

Customer:

i have send 50 000 usd to a company and i have the swift with me

Alex Watts :

Yes, but they are registered in St. Vincent and the Grenadines?

Customer:

yes but working from uk

Alex Watts :

What address in the UK?

Customer:

i don t have adress i have phone number

Alex Watts :

What is the name of the company?

Alex Watts :

What is their website?

Customer:

www.zenithoptions.com

Alex Watts :

Ok - give me a short time

Customer:

Aronex Holdings Limited this is the name registered with

Customer:

you want the uk number

Alex Watts :

I have that

Customer:

ok

Alex Watts :

It's bad news I am afraid. It seems like you have been scammed.

Alex Watts :

I have checked Companies House in the UK. Aronex Holdings Limited is NOT a UK registered company

Alex Watts :

I have called the number you provided. It is right that it is a UK telephone number.

Customer:

ok

Alex Watts :

However it then transfers to a foreign outgoing ring.

Alex Watts :

I have checked to see if the website is UK registered, is it is.

Customer:

so we are not able to know the adress

Customer:

?

Alex Watts :

Therefore it seems you have sent your money to St. Vincent and the Grenadines, which in the Carribean / Virgin Isles

Alex Watts :

The address the website is registered to is:

Alex Watts :

Admin Street: 1958 SOUTH 950 EAST
Admin City: PROVO
Admin State/Province: UTAH
Admin Postal Code: 84606
Admin Country: UNITED STATES

Alex Watts :

This is the USA, but they only register the domain

Alex Watts :

What I can say is that this is outside the UK

Alex Watts :

Therefore what you need to do is go to the Police today and make a complaint.

Customer:

so what do you advise me to do

Alex Watts :

This sounds like fraud. You have sent £50,000 to someone and not gotten a return

Customer:

ok they are working together witha company who provide signals

Alex Watts :

Go to the Police.

Customer:

and this company names binary options live signals

Alex Watts :

Anyone can get a UK registered telephone number, it is very easy. It is just redirected abroad

Customer:

this company has 2 brokers

Alex Watts :

But you sent the money abroad, that is who any claim is from

Customer:

there is another broker called option orbit

Customer:

this one has an adress in uk

Customer:

can we check it

Alex Watts :

What are their details?

Customer:

© Option-Orbit.com is owned and operated by Belldom Limited, 145-157 St John Street, London, UK
a subsidiary of Bettan Enterprises Limited, P.O Box 3159, Road Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands.

Alex Watts :

Its bad news with that. If you type option orbit scam into Google there are lots of websites with people saying they have been scammed

Customer:

so i can t do anything

Customer:

??

Alex Watts :

I have just called the UK number you provided and they picked up?

Alex Watts :

02036081335

Alex Watts :

Try it now

Customer:

what do you advise me to do

Alex Watts :

Call now

Alex Watts :

Try them

Alex Watts :

I managed to get through

Alex Watts :

I will hold

Customer:

they just answered they said that transfer is on process

Customer:

excuse me you are in uk

Alex Watts :

I am yes

Customer:

can you check the adress of orbit option '

Alex Watts :

But if they do not you could issue proceedings against the UK Company and I can outline that process

Customer:

so do you think we can have a result

Alex Watts :

Yes its a valid company - well the holding company is

Alex Watts :

BELLDOM LIMITED
145-157 ST JOHN STREET
LONDON
ENGLAND
EC1V 4PW

Customer:

so the adress is correct

Alex Watts :

You need to write and set out your losses and request a refund within 14 days or say you will go to Court within 14 days. You should make sure you send this signed delivery and keep a copy.

Alex Watts :

If they do not refund you then you can issue proceedings in the County Court. You can either do this online at: www.moneyclaim.gov.uk or by completing form N1 http://hmctsformfinder.justice.gov.uk/courtfinder/forms/n001-eng.pdf and take it to your local County Court.

Alex Watts :

The Court will then issue a claim which a copy will be sent to the Defendant who will have a limited time to defend it, if not you can enter Judgment and enforce.

Alex Watts :

If the claim is for £10,000 or less it will be a small claim so you will not need legal representation. Over this value you would need representation . Over £10,000 you would need to get a Solicitor trial

Alex Watts :

Can I clarify anything about this today please?

Customer:

yes sur

Alex Watts :

Ok?

Customer:

they just told me i will see my money in my account by maximum tuesday

Customer:

in case not

Customer:

if i mouve to UK CAN WE FOLLOW THIS

Customer:

SINCE

Alex Watts :

Yes

Alex Watts :

Yes, I have outlined the Court process above

Customer:

BINARY OPTION LIVE SIGNALS SIGNAL PROVIDER

Alex Watts :

Yes. That is correct

Alex Watts :

I have outlined the Court process against BELLDOM LIMITED

Customer:

ZENITH OPTION AND OPTION ORBIT ARE THE 3 COMPANY WORKING TOGETHER

Alex Watts :

You wouldnt be able to issue proceedings against Zenith Option as they are based abroad.

Alex Watts :

You would need to issue proceedings in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Customer:

YES BUT FROM BELLDOM LIMITED WE VCAN SUE binary option live signals and zenith option and we will have

Alex Watts :

You can only sue Belldom from the UK, no one else

Customer:

ok

Alex Watts :

So yes you can sue the,

Alex Watts :

them

Alex Watts :

Does that clarify?

Customer:

belldom is in uk

Alex Watts :

Yes

Alex Watts :

So you can sue them here in the UK

Alex Watts :

Zenith are not so you can Not sue them in the UK

Customer:

if don t see my money by tuesday

Customer:

can i mouve to uk and see what we can do

Alex Watts :

Yes

Customer:

how to meet you

Alex Watts :

You can sue in the UK Belldom

Customer:

that is great

Alex Watts :

You would need to instruct a Solicitor. I can not represent you as it is against site rules. This is a question and answer site

Customer:

if i arrive to UK WHAT SHALL I DO

Alex Watts :

I can only give advice and tell you what to do

Alex Watts :

To contact a UK Solicitor who can represent you, see here:

Alex Watts :

http://solicitors.lawsociety.org.uk/

Customer:

solicitors.lawsociety.org.uk

Customer:

CAN FOLLOW THE CASE

Alex Watts :

Yes. You can find a Solicitor there who can issue proceedings and represent you in Court.

Alex Watts :

I can not do that, I am sorry.

Alex Watts :

I am a Solicitor but can not represent you as I work site

Customer:

OK

Alex Watts :

Can I clarify anything else ?

Customer:

SO NEED TO CONTACT

Customer:

solicitors.lawsociety.org.uk

Alex Watts :

Yes

Customer:

DO YOU request any trusted person

Alex Watts :

I am not permitted to recommend anyone I am sorry, against site rules

Alex Watts :

But you can see there are many

Alex Watts :

https://www.dlapiper.com/en/uk/

Customer:

is it efficient

Alex Watts :

http://www.brownejacobson.com/

Alex Watts :

http://www.wosskowbrown.co.uk/

Alex Watts :

Can I clarify anything else ?

Customer:

no it is ok thank you

Alex Watts :

If I could ask you to rate my answer before you go today, the button should be at the bottom of the screen

Alex Watts :

If you need more help please click reply

Customer:

ok alex thanks a lot

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