Gard warns on company impersonations

Norway-based insurer Gard has warned that the Gard Marine & Energy company name had been impersonated and cloned and used in the promotion of fraudulent financial services.

“It has been brought to our attention that the names of Gard Marine & Energy or Gard Marine & Energy insurance( Europe) AS have been fraudulently impersonated and website/email addresses with no connection to Gard have been established using the email addresses gardmarine<at> or franciskennedygardmarine<at>”

Gard warned that this type of fraudulent activity was on the increase. It advised members and clients that if they received any unsolicited communication from this address or any or other unknown/unauthorised Gard addresses then they should exercise caution.