The Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) warns the public against the activities of Yamaguchi Laurentian Securities, a company that offers investment services.
Yamaguchi Laurentian Securities is not an authorized investment firm in Belgium. It is therefore not allowed to provide investment services in or from Belgium.
Moreover, according to the information available to the FSMA, the activities proposed could be of a fraudulent nature, i.e. boiler room fraud. More information on this form of fraud is available in the general warning published by the FSMA on 20 September 2018.
The FSMA therefore strongly advises against responding to any offer of financial services made Yamaguchi Laurentian Securities and against transferring money to any account number it might mention.
Yamaguchi Laurentian Securities uses the website www.ylsinternational.com and the following contact details:
Addresses: 14F Ark Mori Building, 1-12-32, Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
199 Bay Street, Suite 2300, Commerce Court West, Toronto, Canada
Emails: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel.: +1 647 243 8139; +81 3 4520 9745
It also uses a bank account allegedly opened in the name of Qemai Trading Hong Kong Ltd.
Would you like to enquire more generally as to whether a transaction being proposed complies with the financial legislation? Please use the search function on the FSMA website. You can also contact the FSMA directly via the consumer contact form.