Fictitious Regulators

Public Alert: Washington Regulatory Division

July 19, 2019

The PAUSE Program lists entities that falsely claim to be registered, licensed, and/or located in the United States in their solicitation of investors. The PAUSE Program also lists entities that impersonate genuine U.S. registered securities firms as well as fictitious regulators, government agencies, or international organizations.

Washington Regulatory Division

1101 15th Street, NW
Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown
Washington, DC
Phone: 1-888-665-1814

Last Reviewed or Updated: June 28, 2024