Fraudsters are using the details of FCA authorised firms to try and convince consumers that they work for genuine, authorised firms. These fraudulent firms are known as “Clone Firms”.

Fraudsters usually use this tactic when contacting people unexpectedly, so you should be especially wary if you have been ‘cold called’ or if you are contacted upon expressing interest in a Hannam & Partners product on a third-party website. They may use the name of genuine Hannam & Partners Group companies, including the 'firm reference number' (FRN) issued by the FCA or other details.

An example of clone firm details which fraudsters are using or providing as part of their tactics to defraud people can be viewed at the FCA website here.

We strongly advise you to check the genuine Hannam & Partners’ web address, contact emails and telephone numbers at the FCA website here.

Hannam & Partners do not use social media platforms (such as Facebook, Google SOE or LinkedIn) to sell regulated products or investments.


If you are approached about a scam or you believe that you are a victim of fraud, you should tell the FCA using the fraud reporting form here, where you can find out about the latest scams. You can also call the Consumer Helpline on 0800 111 6768.

If you have already paid money to fraudsters, you should contact Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040.

You may also wish to inform Hannam & Partners Compliance Department:

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7907 8500

Email: info@hannam.partners  and sr@hannam.partners.

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