I Am Not Associated with Swift Recovery Ltd.

It seems that someone from a company called Swift Recovery Ltd. is impersonating me—at least on Telegram. The person is using a photo of me, and is using details of my life available on Wikipedia to convince people that they are me.

They are not.

If anyone has any more information—stories, screen shots of chats, etc.—please forward them to me.

Posted on February 18, 2019 at 2:42 PM5 Comments


Security Sam February 19, 2019 9:44 AM

It has been said that imitation
Is the loftiest form of flattery
But, intentional impersonation
It surely sounds like quackery.

Denton Scratch February 20, 2019 6:15 AM

Looks like Swift Recovery Ltd. of Edmonton in North London may have gone bankrupt in 2017:

There appears to be/have been at least two other vehicle-recovery firms by that name operating in the UK, one in Manchester and one Southampton (in Hampshire). I think the Manchester one went phut in 2004. The Hampshire one may still be operating.

You generally can’t safely trade as ‘X Limited’, if there is already another company operating under the same name in the same line of business; you risk being sued for passing-off or trademark violation. The Southampton firm claim to have been operating for 6 years; that implies they were in business before the Edmonton firm was wound up.

FWIW, Edmonton is a slightly seedy suburb at the outer edge of North London, situated between the North Circular Road and the M25 orbital motorway. The population is racially diverse (black, south asian, turkish, white brits, really I meant ‘diverse’, not simply ‘black’). It is a mixture of rented, owner-occupied and council types of accommodation, mostly two-story terraced housing, some tower blocks; there’s a significant middle-class population. As far as I’m aware, there’s no really up-market area – but there are some nice quiet residential streets and a pleasant park. The neighbourhood has had more than it’s fair share of knife-stabbings in recent years, but like most UK knife-crime, this is mainly related to drug gangs; Edmonton’s not some kind of mugger’s paradise or anything.

I have no idea whether any of these firms is associated with your impersonator.

Arnold Hiddema March 14, 2019 5:05 AM

This is the mail i got

Bruce Schneier bruce@swiftrecovery.eu
Di 12-3-2019 12:28
Hello Arnold,
This is Bruce Schneier at Swift Recovery EU, I’ll be handling you case from here. Apologies for the delays in my response.
However I prefer to communicate via telegram, it’s the best secure and encrypted messaging platform for quick correspondence.
Contact me through the link: https://t.me/SwiftRecovery01

Bruce Schneier
Cybersecurity & Cryptography

Swift Recovery EU
Rutland House, 6th Floor, 148 Edmund Street, Birmingham
B3 2JR, united Kingdom
e: bruce@swiftrecovery.eu


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he scammed me for more than 3000dollars
Do you know what i can do about it?

Arnold Hiddema

kimberly April 11, 2019 10:23 PM

After I invested a total of 150,000 GBP; they tried to pull a fast one and put a bag over my eyes claiming that my investments had been lost on bad trades. Lucky for me and unluckily for them, earlier in the week i saw an interview on TV about how a woman who had been scammed four different times by binary options and was only happy to share her story because she had got it back through [www]|recoverycircle|(DOT)EU|, so i looked them up and reported to them. They got it all back in a week along with profits and damages.

Luke May 2, 2019 11:50 AM

Hi Bruce. I have been dealing with these scammers over the last few weeks and have a lot of information on them. I’ve logged IP addresses, chat, and many other things. Please contact me via the email I listed to hear more.

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