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Update by user Jul 15, 2016

It would seem that they have managed to have the other review that was on this site taken down... I am still owed a large sum of money and I know at least ten other people who are as well...

If anyone has any information on these two please let us know. advice@dr.com.

Thank you all for your comments, please keep the information coming.

Original review posted by user May 05, 2016

Parmafey Int (www.parmafey.com) and Balquidder Advisors (www.balquidder.com) are one and the same company run by Alec Maclaren/Alex Mcgrory (www.bigfishcreditors.com) and Allan Canning.

They have a history of misleading investors and not paying there staff.

I as others are currently owed high sums of money by them, they seem to be winding up there current companies (maybe they have ripped off so many people they have burned these companies (websites below). As far as I can tell Alec Maclaren is living in Javea Spain and Allan Canning is in Glasgow. All the telephone numbers for the companies are no longer working but the websites are still up, the only number on the website that is working is the Bulgarian office number, how ever that seems to be a number to an ex-employee who said that he is very keen to talk with either Alec or Allan.

They have no license to give financial advise in Europe, Middle East or Asia. Be very careful if you have contact with either of them...




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Review about: Deta Fund.

I didn't like: Being ripped off.

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If the investors who lost money in Parmafey or Deta Fund are in any doubt about Alec MacLaren's ability and qualifications they should check his "Slide Share".

It opens with: "I've finished 20 years encounter while at the same time your UNITED KINGDOM structured IFA in addition to powerful ocean going budgetary mechanic etc.

It then goes on to say: "I actually went to Cyprus using my lady and additionally not one but two gals throughout 1998.There were two even more kids although require Cyprus.

People close to him understand what he is trying to say, but his Slide Share doesn't look like someone who is studying for two Business Degrees at the same time.

to Anonymous #1318925

Alec Maclaren's "Slide Share" concurs what his class mate in Junior School in Cumbernauld Near Glasgow insensitively posted as an opinion to the Big Fish Action Group. He said that Alec as a kid was known as Alex McGrory and he was "as thick as mince and was incapable of doing what was reported on this website".

However Alec could be dyslexic and this theory was posted by another class mate at the Scottish Agricultural College who said Alex/Alec had one to one assistance from the Tutors.

Dyslexic or not the mystery remains about how he could communicate with so many clever investors, but it's common knowledge his highly educated support Staff were more than capable and one of them posted that most of Alec's letters and offerings were generic .

to Anonymous #1319534

Alec Maclaren/Alex McGrory's former junior school class mate's opinion that Alex "was as thick as mince as kid" on hindsight may have some validity but does this put the business fraud investigation team's efforts into perspective?


It would seem Alec and Allan are trying to silence people who are finding ways to get their money back from them, people I know have had their Facebook and Twitter account disabled though complaints from a third party, I am sure we can guess who the wee man is doing this?I wanted to let everyone know that Europol Financial Crime Centre (https://www.europol.europa.eu/about-europol/financial-crime-information-centre-fcic) are now looking into their activities, I urge all people who have been affected by DetaFund, Parmafey, Parmaserv, Deta Green Tech and Balquidder make contact with them.

We may not get our money back but we could finally see some justice done!As always if you have any information as to Alec’s home address please email me advice@dr.com

to AngryExpat Cupar, Fife, United Kingdom #1311059

The Alec MacLaren and Allan Canning story looks like something that Norman Sylvester could be interested in, but would his readers believe it?

Parmaserv Ltd and Balquidder Advisers Ltd ex of Hydepark Business Centre in Springburn in Glasgow were both threatened with a strike off notice from Companies House after Deta Green Technologies was dissolved.

to Anonymous Cupar, Fife, United Kingdom #1311099

Norman Silvester wrote the story about Stephen Farley another Ponzi scheme £14 Million Pound fraudster who declared himself bankrupt and was given £1.4 Million in legal aid to plead guilty. The legal aid was the highest ever in Scotland and this might be the reason why there aren't more prosecutions by the Police Scotland Business Fraud Division. However the duo formerly of Hydepark Business Centre shouldn't count on it

to Anonymous #1311490

The Crown Office like any other Government Department will work to a budget and the Stephen Farley Ponzi Investment scheme trial and his legal aid would certainly put a big dent in it. When a former private in the army can cause so much havoc with innocent people's investments, there must be a *** of similar cases waiting on Court Hearings involving "IFA'S" with the same or a much higher level of intelligence than Farley.

to Anonymous #1311614

Is it possible that MacLaren a former private in the army and Canning a former bus driver could lose so much money freely given by innocent investors. According to posts to the Big Fish Action Group from investors in the new schemes this is exactly what has happened and MacLaren has responded in a website by complaining about the alleged webmaster of Big Fish Creditors.com and how he disrupted his Parmafey Brand business.

to AngryExpat #1313812

A good starting point in finding Alec's address of many from all over the World would be to contact Joyce at the Renvida Estate Agency in Beniarbeig who arranged the rental of a big Villa for the family in this small town near Alicante in Spain.Joyce and her partner a builder according to a post to a website from a scammed investor shared office accommodation with Alec and they also invested with him.

Joyce and her partner allegedly reassured the investor who was a friend of theirs that Alec was operating a Ponzi Scheme and the inheritance money invested would be returned.If this is true how *** was she to believe this.

to AngryExpat #1316022

If any inquisitive investor Googles "Alec MacLaren LinkedIn" and clicks on "Top 4 Alec MacLaren profiles LinkedIn" and then clicks on "Alec MacLaren Owner at Deta Green Technologies" they will find he is the alleged owner of Balquidder Advisors Ltd but Companies House Records show that the owner of this company is solely Allan Canning.The company has never posted active trading accounts to Companies House.

our group are curious to know if Allan knows about this. Alec using his previous name of "Alex McGrory" in LinkedIn is a Dairy Herd Assistant and Farm Help.

Obviously he has come a long way from his time on the farm and allegedly he is presently studying for two degrees at the same time following him achieving an HNC diploma at an Agricultural College.You could never make this stuff up.

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