Regulatory Outlook | 10.14.20
Fake FINRA Survey Is a Phishing Scam, Regulator Warns BDs
FINRA has warned member companies to avoid a phishing email that requests broker-dealers to complete a fraudulent FINRA study. The agency website said in a notice that the “widespread, ongoing phishing campaign … involves fraudulent emails purporting to be from FINRA asking member firms to complete a survey.” The email was sent from the domain “@regulation-finra.org” and was preceded by “info” followed by a number, according to FINRA. The domain "regulation-finra.org" is not connected to FINRA. The regulator said advisory firms should delete all emails originating from this domain name.
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