Interesting! FCA-regulated One Financial Markets powering DBFX, NewFX, and OnspotBNK!

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We have recently published a review of the offshore broker OnspotBNK and its suspected scam activities. Our reviewers noticed that the websites of the offshore brokers DBFX, NewFX, or OnspotBNK load their content from www.onefinancialmarkets.com, which belongs to the FCA-regulated One Financial Markets broker. Financial regulators have warned against these offshore brokers. So we took a closed look at this FCA-regulated broker and found out that it also offers potential customers from the UK and the EU leverage of up to 1:500 via offshore onboarding. Here is our initial review on OneFinancialMarktes and the AXI Group.

Key data

Trading namesAXI
One Financial Markets
Legal entitiesAxi Financial Services (UK) Ltd, UK
AxiCorp Limited, UK
AxiTrader Limited, SVG
AxiCorp Financial Services Pty Ltd
Related individualAdam James Wilson
JurisdictionsUnited Kingdom
St. Vincent & The Grenadines
Related brands OnspotBNK (https://onspotbnk.com)
DBFX (https://dbfx.trade)
NewFX (https://newfx.us)
WarningsCNVM against NewFX
MFSA against NewFX
Consob against NewFX
Consob against DBFX

Short narrative

One Financial Markets offers offshore onboarding to UK and EU residents

The FCA-regulated investment firm One Financial Markets is part of the Australien AXI CORP group, which operates the two broker brands One Financial Markets and AXI via different legal entities in several jurisdictions.

According to the UK Companies House, the Australian Adam James Wilson is the controlling person of the AXI CORP group. Through AxiTrader Limited, registered in St. Vincent & The Grenadine, One Financial Markets also operates an offshore broker that (not only) solicits residents in the UK and the EU with leverage of up to 1:500.

Offshore brokers NewFX OnspotBKN and DBFX are powered by FCA-regulated One Financial Markets

We have also noticed over the last few weeks that One Financial Markets is apparently also the broker and payment processor behind some offshore brokers such as OnspotBNK, DBFX, or NewFX. From the registration via the webtrader to the deposits, all content and data is actually loaded from the One Financial Markets servers (screenshot right). On their website,

  • DBFX and OnspotBKN state that “all services are provided on an execution only basis and provide just the Technology.”
  • NewFX states that “brokerage service is handled by New Finance LLC which is not a financial adviser, and the technology, banking and customer services are been offered by third parties affiliates and all services are provided on an execution only basis.

Based on these findings, we conclude that these Cyprus-controlled offshore brokers are essentially only acting as Introducing Brokers for One Financial Markets without disclosing that. Thus, the FCA-regulated entity would also be jointly responsible for the activities of its offshore broker clients.

The Maltese connections

The OnspotBNK, DBFX, or NewFX offshore broker schemes apparently belongs to a network of broker schemes and/or scams that operated DubaiFXM, among others. We have already elaborated on this in a report in November 2021 that, at least for a certain period, the boiler rooms were operated by Gennaro Lanza‘s Maltese Capital Solutions Ltd. Through this boiler room operator, other offshore broker schemes were also operated.

Read the report on Maltese Capital Solutions Ltd here.

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If you have any information about OneFinancialMarkets, AXI Group, or its connections to the OnstopBKN, NewFX and DBFX broker schemes, please share it with us through our whistleblower system, Whistle42.

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