Fraudsters never let a golden opportunity pass them by.

On the morning that Capital G Bank announced it was changing its name to Clarien, a phishing scam attempted to take advantage of the bank’s clients.

An e-mail went out saying: “Dear Clarien Client,

We are migrating clients to our new Clarien Server. We shall shutdown the previous server accordingly. Kindly activate your account on the new server below to avoid account being suspended.

Activate (web address withheld due to it being fraudulent.)

“Thank you. 
Clarien Group.”

A spokesperson for Clarien confirmed it was not sent by the bank. 

PartnerRe dividend

PartnerRe Ltd.announced that its board of directors has declared a dividend of $0.67 per common share. The dividend will be payable on May 30, 2014, to common shareholders of record on May 19, 2014. 

LOM profits

LOM (Holdings) Limited had a profit of $180,284 for 2013. This compared to a loss of $774,748 for 2012. Scott Lines, president and CEO of LOM, said in a letter to shareholders: “We witnessed revenues from asset management outgrow brokerage fees to become the largest contributor to revenues.” 

Wixtead promotion

ACE Group said that James Wixtead has been appointed senior vice president, ACE Group, and president of ACE Tempest Re Group effective July 1.