Kansai Halifax - investment scammers are not from Japan
The apparent investment management company Kansai Halifax sells itself as a decent provider of investment advice. However, there is ample evidence that there are serious abuses at Kansai Halifax. Reports are accumulating from investors about Kansai Halifax, talking about telephone terror, rip-offs, and investment fraud. Investors have lost all of their capital invested with Kansai Halifax. All Kansai Halifax investors are wondering if they have been victims of investment fraud? And what can Kansai Halifax investors do if the suspicion of investment fraud is substantiated? Will Kansai Halifax investors get their money back? Does it make sense to file a criminal complaint against Kansai Halifax with the police? What help is available for investment fraud?
Kansai Halifax: Untrustworthy statements on khhfinancial.com!
What are perplexed prospective clients being led to believe on the Kansai Halifax website? "Whether you are seeking optimal asset allocation, investing in value-add investment products, or bequeathing your wealth, we will develop a customized wealth investment strategy to help you achieve your financial goals at various stages of your life. Our exclusive service is aimed at experienced investors, enabling you to stay one step ahead in the ever-changing global markets. We fully understand that each client has specific financial needs and goals. That's why we focus on building long-term business partnerships based on communication and shared understanding." This is just a small sample of the over-the-top assurances prospective clients will find on Kansai Halifax's website. None of these given assurances by Kansai Halifax have been kept. Regrettably, the troubling business practices tend to make for unhappy investors and miserable experiences!
Kansai Halifax: who is behind it?
Answering this question will be rather difficult for many investors, as the Kansai Halifax Holdings makers do everything they can to conceal the true circumstances. However, this is not unusual, as the perpetrators often operate several of these websites with the supposedly same business model and quickly put them online, but also shut them down again just as quickly. In many cases, the top-level domain is also frequently changed, possibly also in order to deceive the financial supervisory and law enforcement authorities. And who is the operator? There is no information about this on the website khhfinancial.com. One can only find the following information under the contact details:
11F Tokyo Square Garden, 3-1-1
Kyobashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan.
+81 3 4572 0310
A worldwide search for Kansai Halifax Holdings in the relevant registers yields no results and makes it clear that the company is a pure fantasy.
Kansai Halifax: Investment fraud - Acquisition
Here, the same approach can be found again and again: In order to acquire new investors, the recommendations of Kansai Halifax are propagated in all available media and channels. For example, advertisements are placed in social media, such as Facebook. Often, these offers are misinformation. To increase the effect, they upload image films on Youtube or Vimeo, in which interested investors are convinced with false references. Here, supposed celebrities report on their experiences with online trading and cryptocurrencies, often with a misleading reference to the TV show "Die Höhle der Löwen". With the same goal, a mostly aggressive affiliate program is started to motivate others to intensively promote Kansai Halifax.
Kansai Halifax: criminal business practices.
As soon as the customer has registered on the trading platform, he receives calls from alleged financial brokers who like to refer to their years of experience and satisfied customer base. In many cases, however, the makers of this business model are fraudsters, against whom the Federal Criminal Police Office and the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) also warn. Usually the investors start with a small sum as employment. Beforehand, investors are also often motivated to install remote maintenance software, such as Anydesk or Teamviewer on their computers, so that assistance can supposedly be provided with the first steps. In many cases, the computer is subsequently manipulated and unwanted transactions are carried out. In the process, the investment fraudsters often also gain access to their victims' online banking. What is particularly criminal, however, is when supposed profits are displayed on the trading platform in order to entice the customer to place further high stakes. In some cases, even small sums are returned in order to lull investors into a sense of security. Who then does not want to further increase the stakes? But what happens next?
Kansai Halifax: Repayment of the money is linked to conditions
However, an exit is then usually no longer possible, rather a repayment of the money is linked to further deposits. This is where the employees come in, claiming alleged tax debts and commission payments. These would have to be settled first, then it would come to the disbursement of the allegedly obtained profits. For this purpose, tax and commission invoices are sent to the investors, which are often decorated with fake coats of arms and, of course, have to be paid urgently. However, it is never possible to offset these payments against the supposedly achieved profits. If one refuses to make these further payments, the supposed profits are often turned into losses and the customer is harmed to the maximum. However, this is usually not the end of the horror, but the investors are often permanently confronted with calls from other dubious providers, which indicates that the contact details of the investors are further traded among the investment scammers. In the end, the "savior" regularly comes forward, claiming to have uncovered the whole scam. He impresses with his insider knowledge. No wonder, since he is part of the fraud gang. The next rip-off! And of course, the "savior" also wants a small fee - up front!
Kansai Halifax: scheme of investment fraud?
There is no legitimacy of the trading platform Kansai Halifax. Kansai Halifax lacks legitimacy from a recognized European financial regulator, such as the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). It also lacks authorization from the Swiss Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (finma) or the Financial Market Authority (FMA) of Austria, which is responsible for Switzerland. It is also evident that Kansai Halifax is a scheme of capital investment fraud. All investors harmed by Kansai Halifax are advised to consult an investment fraud attorney immediately.
Kansai Halifax: Where do the fraudsters operate?
Investors have to deal with Kansai Halifax investment fraud in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. Unfortunately, the illegal activities of Kansai Halifax were not limited to German-speaking countries. Because Kansai Halifax also targets English-speaking investors, it is only a matter of time before the first defrauded people also come forward. Going through the list of regulators is recommended before any financial commitment to reduce the risk of becoming a victim of investment fraud.
Kansai Halifax: Claims for damages against banks
Anyone wishing to provide financial services and investment transactions in Germany requires a permit from the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin). Doing, supporting or facilitating such business, including cross-border business into Germany, is prohibited. Companies that nevertheless engage in such activities are obliged to pay damages to the injured parties. The investment fraud cases would probably not have been conceivable without such banks.
Kansai Halifax: Investors want their money back!
Fortunately, the situation is not as hopeless as it seems. The aggrieved investors can take legal action against those involved in the investment fraud and reclaim their invested capital. As of now, it is not expected that the investment fraudsters of Kansai Halifax will be caught in the near future, but nevertheless there is reason to hope. Hope because the funds flowed through accounts provided by reputable financial institutions. Their managers undoubtedly neglected to check the sometimes large deposits made by investors and their onward transfer for illegality. These negligences enabled the investment fraudsters to carry out their criminal activities in the first place.
Kansai Halifax: They want their money back! How does it work?
With this knowledge, investors would never have entered into a business relationship with Kansai Halifax. Now the only alternative left for the deceived is to seek compensation for the loss. Many investors cannot even imagine that there is any real chance of ever seeing their money again. Clearly yes! There are numerous legal bases to fall back on. The generic term is "money laundering." When investment fraudsters collect money, the crime of money laundering is committed. Financial institutions have a duty to take action against money laundering. This is where one starts with good chances of success. Relevant questions should be clarified in advance. To which destination were the funds embezzled by Kansai Halifax sent? Is there a possibility that the aggrieved investors get back their money invested with Kansai Halifax? What steps should be taken now? An attorney specializing in investment fraud can provide comprehensive answers to these questions.
Kansai Halifax: Who can help?
What to do in case of investment fraud? What kind of investment fraud help can Kansai Halifax victims hope for? Kansai Halifax victims can ideally find the help they need from an experienced investment fraud attorney. He or she will be able to take care of your Kansai Halifax case both in terms of the criminal aspects of investment fraud, as well as the recovery of funds and possible claims for damages. A trading attorney may also be considered because they are familiar with the methods used by fraudulent brokers such as Kansai Halifax.
Kansai Halifax: Follow the money trail!
Abuses of such kind on the grey capital market pursue the Anlegerschutzkanzlei Resch attorneys for over three decades. The working method of the Kansai Halifax is so regarded nothing really new. Over time, Resch Rechtsanwälte has developed powerful tools for tracking down stolen capital and tracing the flow of money. Making funds actually disappear has become very difficult in the age of the Internet. The sooner investors follow the money trail, the greater the chances that they will get back their invested capital. Now it is important that investors who have been harmed by Kansai Halifax take action without delay.
See also: Asia Scam - Investment fraud from Asia
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