And we continue our rubric with reviews of brokers and investment companies. And today, the next step is a company offering a convenient platform, an accessible interface adapted for all types of devices, as well as 200+ trading instruments. This office is called Askica. And you and I will have to find out what kind of project it is and whether it is worth trusting them. Go!
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Askica. General information
Broker's main website:
Once on the main page of Askica, we find out that we have the same "ruble" project as Fox mTrading and many other heroes of our reviews. Only the scenery changes, but the essence and price tags remain the same.
The main page, by tradition, is represented by a structure familiar to all readers of binarybets.ru:
- menu (market overview, trading conditions, about the company, contacts, language change button, login/registration);
- slider with a USP and a “start trading” button;
- a block with arguments why you should choose Askica;
- call to action and even more benefits;
- instructions on how to start investing;
- tariff plans;
- information about the company, it is also economic news.
The footer duplicates the main menu and presents the license numbers of our esteemed Cyprus, Mauritius, Belize. There is also information about the legal address, which we, along with some other points, will have to check in the next chapter.
Expertise of legal information, Askica licenses
So, as befits a respectable broker, Askica received licenses from reputable regulators and published the numbers of the received documents. They did this in the footer of the main page and in a separate section of the site to look away from inquisitive reviewers.
But, as they say, the wrong ones were attacked. And by simple manipulations in the databases of regulators, we find out that all the submitted documents are fake.
We also checked the license of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation, which everyone who adapts their projects for Russian-speaking traders is required to have. Although, it would be possible not to waste time on this. Everything is so clear.
In the "contacts" section, we see a fake "international" phone number familiar to us.
Phone number checkIn the same place, the company publishes the address of its registration. That's just "accidentally forgets" to indicate the number of the house. So, come on in. You were already waiting there.
We were embarrassed, though not surprised, by the absence of any contracts. Our surveyed did not provide either an offer or other pieces of paper that such offices traditionally download from each other and cover up their machinations with them.
Well, the icing on the cake is the age of the project. Askica in their "about the company" section, in addition to fake licenses, publishes the same "true" statistics. The authenticity of this whole beautiful story and numbers will become clear to you if you pay attention to the very first screen of this review. The project was launched at the end of October 2021, which has little to do with 4 years of experience, millions of turnovers and thousands of successful traders.
Even the presence of the old domain does not save the situation. There is no information in the web archive that the project showed any signs of life until 2021.
Features of Askica. Tools and conditions for traders
Cooperating with Askica, you get a whole basket of goodies:
- fast registration;
- 200+ trading instruments;
- analytics and calculators;
- the ability to earn from anywhere in the world;
- transactions at any convenient time;
- user-friendly interface, quality service;
- reliability and safety;
- variety of tariff plans.
By the way, about deposit packages. There are three of them in Askica, as usual, built on the principle of "how much you gave, so much you got." Starting price - 150 USD The maximum set of services costs from 10 thousand dollars.
To start trading, you are asked to fill out a simple registration form, choose the appropriate tariff and deposit money. That's just, after the data we received, voiced in the last chapter, we would not invest even a ruble in this sharaga. Confirm our thoughts and feedback published in the next chapter.
Real customer reviews of Askica
During their short history of existence, Askica scammers managed to breed a lot of people. This is evidenced by the huge amount of negativity pouring into the address of our virtues from under each teapot.
If you have been scammed by Askica, share your failure story below this article. No need to be shy. A couple of minutes of time spent writing a revealing review can help hundreds of users keep their savings.
Askica User Fraud Scheme
As befits a classic scam, Askica starts off with beautiful “success stories”, promising trading conditions with a regulated broker. You may even be allowed to withdraw for the first time a meager amount of money from those that you brought to the account. At the same time, you will pay incredible commissions, insurance and other fees. In the future, you will not see your own, or, moreover, earned money.
Users note that it is not possible to trade on the provided platform. All transactions are merged. Only the broker gets richer. You just have to watch how slowly but surely your deposit flows into the pocket of these crooks.
On the Askica website, we found the following signs of fraud:
- non-unique, low-quality resource with primitive content and template structure;
- fake licenses, lack of regulation by a Russian bank, which makes traders from the Russian Federation and the CIS countries completely defenseless against scammers;
- incomplete data, wrong number;
- absence of a contract;
- the presence of a large number of negative reviews;
- short time of existence of the office on the market;
- false information about work experience, invented brand history.
In general, a full ammunition load of a typical bug-collector, which has already managed to breed a lot of honest traders. The only pity is that in pursuit of easy money, many beginners neglect elementary checks of counterparties. And as a result, they are forever disappointed in working in the financial markets and leave this field, having lost the opportunity to make good money.
By the way, if someone is not in the know, our website has a lot of educational materials for traders with a wide variety of experience. For example, newbie article.
If you got money thanks to Askica or other black brokers and don't know how to get it back, fill out the form at the beginning of the article. We will send a step-by-step, illustrated plan of actions to be taken to the specified e-mail.