The Astana Financial Services Authority (AFSA) alerts the public that the following email address: “[email protected]” is a fake email address in which AFSA is impersonated.
It came to the attention of AFSA that scammers used the email address to send fake messages, impersonating AFSA and the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC), demanded monetary payments from recipients, threatened to impose financial penalty and to issue AIFC Court subpoena.
AFSA is responsible for the regulation of financial services and related activities in the AIFC. AFSA does not provide financial services.
The Astana Financial Services Authority encourages the public to check the Public Register, which contains business information of companies authorised and/or registered by AFSA, to ensure that the firm is authorised before using financial services/products.
If you have any concerns about the authenticity of any correspondence or you think you have been contacted by someone using scam, we suggest that you address your concerns to AFSA directly, through emails indicated at the official website of AFSA or by using the online form.
The Astana Financial Services Authority (AFSA) is the independent regulator of the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC), which is established in accordance with the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On the Astana International Financial Centre” for the purposes of regulating financial services and related activities in the AIFC. AFSA administers the AIFC Regulations and Rules and is responsible for the authorisation, registration, recognition and supervision of financial firms and market institutions in the AIFC.
Over 2,400 firms from 78 countries are registered in the AIFC. These firms provide banking, insurance, investment, professional and other services. The range of financial services offered at the AIFC is comparable to the list of services available in long-established financial centers of the world, such as London, Hong Kong, Singapore, Dubai and others. www.afsa.kz
The Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) is an independent jurisdiction with a favourable legal and regulatory environment and a developed infrastructure for starting and doing business, attracting investment, creating jobs and developing Kazakhstan's economy. https://aifc.kz/
Public Relations and Communications Division of AFSA:
+7 (717) 264 73 43; +7 7172 61-37-45 email: [email protected]