Central Bank of Ireland Issues Warning on Unauthorised Firm – Societe Generale (CLONE)

21 December 2023 Warning Notice


Warning: Unauthorised Investment Firm / Investment Business Firm
Unauthorised Firm Name Societe Generale (CLONE)
Website n/a
Email address(es) used [email protected]
Phone number(s) used +41 224 246 001
Authorisation in Ireland This firm is not authorised to provide investment services or any other financial services in Ireland.
Additional information The firm cloned the details of a Central Bank authorised firm and has been seeking to pass itself off as Societe Generale in order to deceive consumers. It should be noted there is no connection whatsoever between the legitimate Societe Generale and the fraudulent firm.
The fraudulent entity reached out to consumers directly via email seeking to sell fake investment products, using the document:
“The Future is You – Societe Generale”



  1. Any person wishing to contact the Central Bank with information regarding such firms / persons may telephone (01) 224 5800.
  2. For more information on how to protect yourself from financial scams, please visit www.centralbank.ie/financialscams
  3. The name of the above firm is published under section 53 of the Central Bank (Supervision and Enforcement) Act 2013