On March 3, 2014, the AMF issued a warning on scammers who pose as AMF officials to extort funds from corporates by way of fees that would be due as part of financial transactions but that would require not to be disclosed as a result of inside information regulations. More than a dozen corporates have reported this kind of fraud to the AMF. The AMF therefore recommends that each of the suspicious letters that uses AMF letterhead be checked with the management of the recipient to confirm if the alleged financial transaction did occur.